Definition of Two-base hit
1. Noun. A base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base. "He hit a double to deep centerfield"
Generic synonyms: Base Hit, Safety
Specialized synonyms: Line Double, Line-drive Double
Derivative terms: Double
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Literary usage of Two-base hit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1912)
"two-base hit to left. m Home run to right. Home run over right field ... Is not a two-base hit. two-base hit in the scoring square showing that a play was ..."
2. Outing (1893)
"A good two-base hit would have won the game ; but Arbuthnot popped up a fly, ... two-base hit—Sullivan. Sacrifice hits—Hallowell, Stephenson. ..."
3. Athletics at Princeton: A History by Frank Presbrey, James Hugh Moffatt (1901)
"Kafer bunted and forced Easton out at second base. l''or Yale, A'ea/or made a two base hit and was advanced to third base on Farnham's sacrifice hit. ..."
4. Baseball: Individual Play and Team Play in Detail by William Jones Clarke, Fredrick Thomas Dawson (1915)
"Then if the fly ball be dropped you are in a position to go to second— if the base-hit be fumbled, you are ready to stretch the single into a two-base-hit; ..."
5. Athletic Games in the Education of Women by Gertrude Dudley, Frances Kellor (1909)
"A one-base hit is one which enables the batsman to get to first; two-base hit, or " two bagger," one which enables her to get second; and three-base hit, ..."