Definition of Run bases

1. Verb. Run around the bases, in baseball.

Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Generic synonyms: Run

Lexicographical Neighbors of Run Bases

run across
run afoul
run afoul of
run after
run aground
run along
run amok
run and gun
run around
run around after
run around like a chicken with its head cut off
run around with
run away
run away with
run back
run bases (current term)
run batted in
run book
run by
run chase
run chases
run circles around
run circles round
run counter
run down
run down the clock
run dry
run for
run for it
run for office

Literary usage of Run bases

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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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