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  Base (baseball)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The second base bag, which is fully within fair territory, is placed so that its center coincides exactly with the corner or "point" of the ninety-foot infield square.
The area in the vicinity of the square formed by the bases is called the infield; fair territory outside the infield is the outfield.
Most baseball fields are enclosed with a fence that marks the outer edge of the outfield.
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  Baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baseball is a team sport, in which a fist-sized ball is thrown by a defensive player called a pitcher and hit by an offensive player called a batter with a round, smooth stick called a bat.
Baseball is played between two teams of nine players each on a baseball field, usually under the authority of one or more officials, called umpires.
Baseball history is full of heroes and goats—men who in the heat of the moment distinguished themselves with a timely hit or catch, or an untimely strikeout or error.
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 Baseball Almanac - The Official Baseball History Site
Baseball Almanac has dedicated itself to preserving the history of our national pastime and has rapidly grown into an interactive baseball encyclopedia filled with more than three-hundred thousand pages of in-depth baseball facts, original baseball research and baseball statistics not found anywhere on the Internet.
"Definitive, vast in its reach and scope, Baseball Almanac is a mother lode of facts, figures, anecdotes, quotations and essays focused on the national pastime.
Baseball Almanac has MORE than 300,000 pages of baseball history, MORE than 900,000 fast facts, original research from recognized experts AND material not found or seen on any other web site in the world.
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 Baseball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Baseball''' is a team sport, in which a fist-sized ball is thrown by a player called a pitcher and hit with a baseball batbat.
Baseball is played between two teams of nine players each on a baseball field, usually under the authority of one or more officials, called umpire (baseball)umpires.
Once a batter gets a hit, a base on balls, or otherwise baserunningreaches base/, he is said to be "on" that base until he attempts to advance to the next base, until he is put out, or until the half-inning ends.
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 Baseball Dictionary and Thesaurus With Over 5,000 Baseball Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
a form of baseball for two players in which a batter, after hitting the ball, tries to touch the side of a barn before the pitcher can retrieve the ball and hit the batter with it.
baseball played at the third main level of the minor leagues; players' salaries are less than in Class AA baseball.
a form of baseball without base running in which base hits are determined by how well the ball is hit past fielders; can be played with as few as two players on each team.
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 Baseball sport shop
Baseball is often called the national pastime of the United States, because of its strong tradition and great popularity.
Baseball is played on a level field, which usually covers about 2 acres (0.8 hectares).
The region of the outfield behind first base is called right field, the region behind second base is called center field, and the region behind third base is called left field.
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 NFHS | Baseball Teams with Fewer than Nine Players May Return to Nine
If the defense commits the malicious contact, the player is ejected; the umpire shall rule either safe or out on the play and award the runner(s) the appropriate base(s) he felt they would have obtained if the malicious contact had not occurred.
In an effort to make baseball compatible with other NFHS sport rules, Rule 1-4-4 now states that a commemorative or memorial patch, not to exceed 4 square inches, may be worn on jerseys without compromising the integrity of the uniform.
Baseball is the fourth-most popular sport among boys at the high school level with 459,717 participants during the 2004-05 season, according to the High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the NFHS.
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 Baseball Almanac - Baseball Rules
If he overslides second base and is tagged out, he shall be credited with a one base hit; if he overslides third base and is tagged out, he shall be credited with a two base hit.
If he runs past third base after reaching that base on his feet, attempts to return and is tagged out, he shall be credited with a three base hit.
If such throw be made to second base, the scorer shall determine whether it was the duty of the second baseman or the shortstop to stop the ball, and an error shall be charged to the negligent player.
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 Base Runner Baseball Rules
The portion of the rule in section 6.05 that applies to this states, "A batter is out when after he hits a fair ball, he or first base is tagged before he touches first base." Since the rule states "before", it is easy to assume that a tie does in fact go to the runner.
If a runner overruns first base and thinks that he is out or that there are 3 outs, and proceeds to walk towards the dugout or his defensive position, he can be called out on appeal after the base or the runner is tagged.
Although it's not stated in many of the rule books, the reason for overrunning first base is based on the fact that the momentum of the runner doesn't allow for him to stop on first base.
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 Baseball Terms
BASE One of four stations to be reached in turn by the runner.
BASE LINE The white chalk lines that extend from home plate through first and third base to the outfield and up the foul poles, inside which a batted ball is in fair territory and outside of which it is in foul territory.
Runners can leave their base before a ball it hit, but must return and touch the base if the ball is caught.
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 Baseball Tickets - MLB Baseball Tickets - Baseball Game Tickets
Coast to Coast Tickets brokers baseball tickets for all spring training, regular-season and post-season games, from minor league baseball and NCAA baseball to the American League and National League MLB Playoff games to the World Series.
Baseball players are called upon to play both offense and defense.
It is clearly a team sport, yet the special contribution of individuals can be key; for example, the pitcher and the batter perform those roles on their own.
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 Base Running: Youth Baseball’s Tenth Man by Coach Marty Schupak
The next base runner at second and the player who is at third will be the runners on the next ground ball.
Teach the base runners that if they are at second and the ground ball is hit to third, they can bounce off further.
Base running is a part of baseball that does not get a lot of attention in practice.
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 Base Ball History - A quick synopsis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Baseball clubs, located mainly in northern and mid-western towns and cities, served the recreational interests of America's growing centers of commerce and industry.
Moreover, baseball's surging popularity was enhanced by books, songs, and theatrical skits; among the latter, Ernest Thayer's poem "Casey at the Bat" was performed thousands of times by monologist De Wolfe Hopper before a generation of vaudeville audiences.
Baseball's Golden Age ended in 1890 when organized players challenged club owners over such issues as the reserve clause and the salary limitation plan.
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Some baseball players are fast runners and some baseball players are slow, but you can be a good base runner even if you aren't very fast.
The only way the runner can clearly see the ball while tagging up at a base is to have the foot on the base that will allow him full sight of the baseball as it is touched by the outfielder.
Whenever we steal a base, advance on a passed ball or on an overthrow, we assume the slide.
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 Baseball Musings: On Base Archives
While the Angels ranked 14th in the AL and 28th in baseball last year with 450 walks, Oakland was third in the AL and fifth in the majors with 608.
Yet, in on-base percentage, while Oakland ranked fifth in the AL and ninth in the majors at.343, the Angels were right with them -- sixth in the AL and 13th in the majors at.341.
Baseball Widow The frustrations of a woman who will always be second in her husband's heart.
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 Dummies::Stealing Second Base in Baseball
When you get to first base, your body language and demeanor should announce, "I am stealing and there is nothing anyone can do to stop me!" You have to embrace the role of intimidator.
A good base thief should be successful on at least 75 percent of his stolen base attempts.
If you are on first base, left-handed pitchers are traditionally harder to steal on than right-handers because the lefty looks directly at you when he assumes the set position.
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 Baseball Trophies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Gold 5 1/2" Wreath Baseball Scene atop a colorful column of your choose and mounted on a white 2" x 3" marble base.
Gold 5" baseball figure set atop a 3" colored column mounted on a white 2" x 4" marble base with year trim.
Gold 5" baseball figure set atop a 6" gold sport themed riser mounted on a white 2" x 5" marble base with year trim.
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 Spalding Base Ball Guides
Spalding’s Official Base Ball Guide was perhaps the premier publication of its day for the game of baseball.
It featured editorials from baseball writers on the state of the game, statistics, photographs, and analysis of the previous season for all the Major League teams and for many of the so-called minor leagues across the nation.
The mission of the Library of Congress is to make its resources available and useful to Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.
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 BaseballCollector.com: ENCYCLOPEDIA Baseball, Sports, Games, Batting, Pitching, World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Baseball Encyclopedia: The Complete and Definitive Record of Major League...
The Baseball Encyclopedia: The Complete and Definitive Record of Major League Baseball (10th ed Rev, Upd and Exp)
Total Baseball: The Official Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball (Total Baseball, 7th ed)
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 Sports: Baseball: Terminology: B: Base - Open Site
One of the four locations on the baseball field that are considered safe areas for the offensive runner.
The base are designated in the order that the runner advances: first base, second base, third base, and home plate.
Distances between bases vary according to the level of play but are always located at an equal distance from each other.
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 Institution of Occupational Safety and Health |Discussion Forums
I sourced some one size fits all baseball style bump caps with ajustable size straps which went down well with the shop floor staff.
One is the "Cool Cap" from Centurion and the other is a "Protector First Base+" from Everglades safety.
re the bump caps, we already have ones with adjustable fittings, and even un done they dont fit comfortably, its not so much the size of the base, its the top of the head fitting.
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 Base Baseball Best First Gloves Price   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
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 Baseball and Glove   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
For any baseball fan, this is a baseball and glove set.
The Baseball features full color team logo on a white baseball which is great for autographs.
The Baseball features full color team logo on a white baseball which is great for autographs.
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 Shop for Team Sports Baseball Equipment:Gloves & Mitts 1st Base 1st Base Gloves
The A2000 12-in First Base Mitt from Wilson has a pro-style design and is used both by amateur and professional players alike.
The Rawlingsandreg; PROTMJ Heart of Hideand#153; 12.25-in first base mitt is constructed with Heart of Hideand#153; leather for durable performance.
The Rawlingsandreg; PROSSC21 Pro Preferredand#153; Series first base baseball glove showcases a high-quality design with soft and durable kip leather for an easy break-in and a geniune deerskin palm lining for comfort, fit and durability.
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 Baseball - Miniclip Games - Play Free Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
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Click here to open your default mail program and send Baseball to your friends.
There are 3 different ways of posting Baseball to your blog or website.
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 Baseball Memorabilia at Pro-Baseball-Memorabilia.com
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Discover a fantastic selection of baseball memorabilia online including baseball team photos, autographed apparel, sports memorabilia, baseball caps, autographed baseballs, autographed bats, baseball cards, photos & plaques, plush toys and many more.
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 Baseball pitching machines & batting cages. New & unusual training aids, nets, wood bats & baseball instruction dvds
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 ESPN.com - Baseball Index
The White Sox have played like the best team in baseball and are brimming with confidence.
Page 2's Scoop Jackson and the rest of Chicago's South Side fans want to believe, but history is not on their side.
Terms of Use for our Site, Terms of Use for ESPN Motion and Privacy Policy and Safety Information/Your California Privacy Rights are applicable to you.
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 InfoSports - Youth Baseball on the Web
Here you will find tournament listings; teams looking for tournaments, players, and games ; message board ; a virtual web camp ; and a huge database of baseball knowledge (over 1300 articles) compiled from the contributions made by the visitors to this website.
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 First Base Baseball Gloves
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