Definition of Run bases
1. Verb. Run around the bases, in baseball.
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Literary usage of Run bases
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1. Basket Ball and Indoor Baseball for Women by Helen Frost, Charles Digby Wardlaw (1920)
"VI OFFENSIVE TEAM PLAY I. When to run bases.—Under this heading we come to the consideration of offensive team work, and a good offensive is nothing more ..."
2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"... and in case they run bases on such foul balls they are privileged to return to the bases they left when the ball was struck, provided they do so on the ..."
3. Athletics at Princeton: A History by Frank Presbrey, James Hugh Moffatt (1901)
"Shaw's throws were especially disastrous ; Harvard did not attempt to run bases but waited until a passed ball allowed them to trot home. ..."
4. The Popular Science Monthly (1890)
"Another was that, when all the batters but one were out, one might be called back to " run bases." He had to make home runs—three of them within a maximum ..."
5. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1918)
""I can run bases just as fast as—" Billy paused. He had been going to say, "as you can"; but diplomacy came to his aid. "As fast as Tom Wallace can," he ..."
6. One Hundred and Fifty Gymnastic Games by Ethel Perrin, Boston Normal School of Gymnastics (1902)
"as many points for his side as he has run bases before the home plate is touched. If the pitcher catches the ball on the fly, the batter is out. ..."
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