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second base

noun

Simple Definition of second base

  • baseball : the base that must be touched second by a base runner; also : the position of the player who defends the area near second base

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of second base

  1. 1 :  the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball

  2. 2 :  the player position for defending the area on the first-base side of second base

second baseman

noun

Examples of second base in a sentence

  1. He slid into second base.

  2. He used to play second base for the Red Sox.



1845

First Known Use of second base

1845


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