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second base

noun, Baseball.
the second in order of the bases from home plate.
the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and first bases.
Origin of second base
1835-45, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He said he was continuing to work on his timing at second base, where he is expected to start spring training.
  • But the field was flooded, with water knee high in the section between first and second base.
  • There aren't a lot of in-between options at second base.
  • He might be best suited for second base, but for now he'll remain at shortstop.
  • There's a huge gap between those two and the rest of the pack at second base.
  • Outfield catches and second base slides came natural to the team as they racked up runs throughout the six innings of play.

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