second-base

second base

noun Baseball.
1.
the second in order of the bases from home plate.
2.
the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and first bases.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism

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second base

noun
1. the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball 
2. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield 
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