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base runner

noun, Baseball.
a player of the team at bat who is on base or is trying to run from one base to another.
Origin of base runner
1865-70, Americanism
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base running, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It was the second time on the trip a pitcher failed to get down a bunt attempt and a base runner was caught.
  • He is a fine batsman, base runner and fielder, and his career on the diamond should be brilliant.

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