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 Base on balls - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In baseball statistics, a base on balls (BB), also called a walk, is credited to a batter and against a pitcher when a batter receives four pitches that the umpire calls balls.
A hit by pitch is not considered a walk, though the consequences are often the same for both.
On July 4, 2004, Barry Bonds drew his 2,191st base on balls to pass the career record of Rickey Henderson, who is no longer active in the major leagues.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Base_on_balls   (221 words)

In addition to swinging at the ball, a batter who wishes to put the ball in play may hold his bat over home plate and attempt to tap a pitch very lightly; this is called a bunt.
Once a batter gets a hit, a base on balls, or otherwise reaches base, he is said to be "on" that base until he attempts to advance to the next base, he is put out, or the half-inning ends.
When a ball is hit in the air, a fly ball, and caught by the defending team, runners must return and touch the base they occupied at the time of the pitch—called tagging up—after the ball is caught.
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 Baseball Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When a batter gets a base on balls, he or she is allowed to walk to first base.
A base on balls does not count as an official at bat.
Base on balls, hit by pitch, sacrifice hits, or catcher's interference do not count as an official at bat.
www.mcps.k12.md.us /departments/eventscience/Baseball/EBS.crm2df.html   (437 words)

 Baseball Rules Chronology: 1845-1899 | BaseballLibrary.com
A base on balls is scored as a hit and counted as a time at bat.
A base on balls is not counted as a hit and not charged as a time at bat.
A stolen base is credited to the base runner when he reaches a base he attempts to steal without the aid of batting or fielding errors or a hit by the batter.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/excerpts/rules_chronology.stm   (2043 words)

 Major League Baseball : Official Info : Official 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.
A putout shall be credited to each fielder who (1) catches a fly ball or a line drive, whether fair or foul; (2) catches a thrown ball which puts out a batter or runner, or (3) tags a runner when the runner is off the base to which he legally is entitled.
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.
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/official_info/official_rules/official_scorer_10.jsp   (6529 words)

 Intentional base on balls - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The purpose of an intentional walk is to bypass a good hitter in order to face a batter that the defensive team feels they have a better chance at getting out, or to set up a double play ball by putting a runner on first base.
The danger of issuing an intentional walk is that an extra batter is now on base for the following hitter.
In many cases, there is an additional danger that the batter who the opposing team chooses to face will feel slighted and work harder to get a hit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Intentional_base_on_balls   (475 words)

 The Base on Balls
Nowadays if a pitcher weakens to the extent of giving a base on balls the manager is right on his toes and if he pitches a few extra balls it is curtains for him.
The effect of a base on balls, in short, is more damaging to the pitcher’s nerve than is an ordinary hit.
The number of runs actually driven by the base on balls was relatively larger than we had supposed, though not in itself very great.
hometown.aol.com /cyrilmorong/myhomepage/LaneBaseonBalls.htm   (3017 words)

 Baseball History: 19th Century Baseball: The Rules III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All base runners advance one base, regardless of being forced or not, when the batter receives his base on called balls.
A "low ball" is ball that is a fair ball that is between the knees and the waist of the striker.
A "high ball" is a ball that is a fair ball that is between the striker's waist and shoulders.
www.19cbaseball.com /rules3.html   (295 words)

 Scoring: History
1883 - A pitcher is charged with a base on balls, balk, wild pitch or batter hit by pitch.
The 1883 rule which charges a pitcher with a base on balls, balk, wild pitch or batter hit by pitch is cancelled.
The distance from the pitcher's mound to home base plate is movedto 60 feet and 6 inches.
www.baseball.ch /2003/as/he/scorer9.htm   (338 words)

 Balls, Sticks, & Stuff: Base Knocks
Balls, Sticks, and Stuff is best viewed with a 1280X1024 screen resolution, a tolerance for typos, and an unwaivering faith in next year's team.
Balls, Sticks, and Stuff 1.0 had just one sidebar, and it was on the right.
And he doesn’t have to hit the ball out of the infield; any ground ball to deep short is going to be a base hit.
www.ballssticksstuff.com /2005/06/base_knocks.html   (2379 words)

 Runner goes on ball 4 - The Official Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A base on balls entitles a runner to adavnce to a base.
It does not, however, protect him from stepping off the base once he has acquired the base and the ball is still live.
By sliding into and past the base (or off of it) he has, by rule, acquired the base and is now eligible to be tagged if he is off the base.
forum.officiating.com /showthread.php?postid=220283   (734 words)

 Amateur Softball Association of America
Rule 1- Base on balls: A base on balls permits a batter to gain first base when four pitches are judged by the umpire to be out of the strike zone.
Rule 7 Section 4 L When a pitched ball, in the umpire’s judgment, is prevented from entering the strike zone by any actions of the batter other than hitting the ball.
Comments on Double base changes: The rule now is basically written so that as a batter-runner while advancing to first base the color you must touch remains the same regardless of where the ball is hit or the throw come from.
www.softball.org /about/getStory.asp?nid=1039   (1699 words)

 Buck Weaver - 1919 World Series Play By Play (Game 2)
Duncan was playing the sunfield and misjudged the ball, which struck the railing and bounded back to Roush, who made a quick relay to Groh.
A grand total of 213 balls were pitched, 92 by Sallee in nine innings and 121 by Williams in eight innings.
The highest number of balls thrown in any one inning was by Williams in the fourth.
www.gingerkid.com /19game2.htm   (1467 words)

Earned runs are charged to a pitcher when a player scores by means of safe hits, sacrifice hits, bases on balls, hit batters, wild pitches, and balks.
The sacrifice fly rule is amended to exempt a batter from an at-bat when a runner advances from first to second or second to third as well as on scoring.
A batter is credited with a sacrifice fly and not charged with a time at bat if he hits a fly ball that is caught and a runner scores on the catch.
www.cosmicbaseball.com /jcba20_rule10.html   (1106 words)

 Baseballs Signed - AJtoybox
A perfect game refers to a no-hitter in which no opposing player reaches first base, either by a base hit, base on balls, hit batter or fielding error.
The ball is accompanied by a lifetime certificate of authenticity.
A perfect game is a no-hitter in which no opposing player reaches first base, either by a base hit, base on balls, hit batter or fielding error.
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 Friday Harbor High School Baseball 2000 season playoffs
In the bottom of the first, Jacob Ross reached base on balls, stole second and went to third on an errant pick-off throw and scored on a sacrifice by Jordan Ross.
Williams’ triple in the third drove in Jacob Ross, who reached base on balls, stole second and went to third on a wild pitch.
Okanogan's Milo Marchille reached base on balls and advanced to third on a high pickoff throw, but Williams recovered, striking out the next batter and getting a pop-out from the following hitter.
www.sanjuanislander.com /sports/baseball/baseball1.html   (2110 words)

 Softball team state-bound; finishes third at Tri-District Tourney
Brem connected for a base hit and she and Vynne advanced on passed ball.
Percich drove the ball deep for her fifth homer of the season.
The senior hurler and the Wolverine defense retired the Tarriers 1, 2, 3 in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings.
www.sanjuanislander.com /sports-2002-03/fh-softball/game10.shtml   (949 words)

 X "AA" World Youth Baseball Championship - Game RUS - CZE
Scored on 1st batter (Cernecky's base on balls).
Advanced to third on 1st batter (Cernecky's base on balls).
Scored on 2nd batter (Chlup's base on balls).
www.baseball.ch /HC/scorer/12/20e.htm   (214 words)

The Chicago backstop walked in from second when Ryan hit the ball between the eyes and landed it among the benches near the Congress street wall.
The terrific batting rattled the "Lady" to such an extent that he gave Sullivan his base on balls.
  Nine Detroits went to bat, and on four hits, errors by Williamson, Daly, and Sullivan, a base on balls, and one man hit by a pitched ball, six runs were made and the score was 18 to 17.
www.ac.wwu.edu /~stephan/ballgames/newspapers/tribune2.html   (1403 words)

 Game 6 (June 15th)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jay Haen drew a base on balls to go along with a pair of singles as he drove in two runs, and Tom Hasko singled twice to go 2-3 and drive in two more runs.
Hasko surprised everybody Tuesday night by keeping the ball in in fair territory in each at bat as well as uncharacteristically waiting out the pitcher for a base on balls to lead off the seventh inning.
Dan Schutz drove in one run with a single and yet another base on balls, and Pat Jensen accounted for the final Buckets free stroll down to first base.
my.execpc.com /02/0F/haskotw/game_6_(june_15th).htm   (336 words)

 Base on Balls Single Season Leaders by Baseball Almanac
Base on Balls Single Season Leaders by Baseball Almanac
base-on-balls is an officially recognized statistic that counts the number of times a batter reaches first base after accepting four pitches outside the strike zone.
Prior to 1889, the rule regarding the walk statistic was different and used the following rules of the day: 1876-1879 nine balls, 1880-1882 eight balls, 1882-1884 seven balls, 1884-1885 six balls, 1886 seven balls, 1887-1888 five balls and from 1889 forward it has, and still remains four balls.
www.baseball-almanac.com /hitting/hiwalk2.shtml   (273 words)

Still, Hayes had an on base percentage of 0.303 at Pittsburgh so there was a better than a 2 to 1 chance of his making an out.
This process is done for each base runner and outs configuration and the sum of the contributions from all configurations yields an estimate of 16160 runs that would have been scored if the IBBs were not given.
The simulation based runs distribution was obtained by doing a series of 24 simulations with all innings in each simulation starting from the same configuration, number of outs and base runners.
www.knology.net /~johnfjarvis/IBBanalysis.html   (2974 words)

 Base on Balls Team Records Record Book by Baseball Almanac
is pleased to present a record book full of baseball milestones for bases on balls specifically related to teams from each league.
On August 23, 1989, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Montreal Expos played a twenty-two inning game without a single base on balls setting the Major League record for longest game without a single walk by either team.
On September 11, 1949, the New York Yankees had eleven base on balls, courtesy of the Washington Senators, during the third inning setting the Major League mark for walks during an inning.
www.baseball-almanac.com /recbooks/rb_wk2.shtml   (163 words)

 Precision Specialty Ball Bearings Replacement or Repair
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 Seton Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Baisley and Maruszak moved to second and third on a passed ball, and scored on a two run single by Joey Angelberger to tie the game at two.
After the left fielder bobbled the ball, Skopak moved to third and Lopez moved to second.
After McDonald reached base on a walk, Young singled to third base.
www.shupirates.com /sports/baseball/release.asp?RELEASE_ID=3141   (925 words)

 GAME LOG Washington @ Oakland
Strikes out for bunting the ball foul with 2 strikes.
Reaches base on an error by the leftfielder.
He reaches third base safely without a throw.
home.centurytel.net /crackerjack/ootp/log1316.html   (117 words)

 SQL Workshop
Find the total number of hits, the mean number of base on balls, the number of non-missing at bats, and the number of non-missing salaries.
To calculate the "On Base Percentage" for an individual, we need to add the base on balls to the number of hits, and divide this total by the sum of the number of at bats plus the base on balls.
Base SAS allows multiple datasets to be created in on DATA step.
www.pop.psu.edu /help/cacpri/base/sql-workshop.htm   (1933 words)

 Base, base, based, baser, basing, bases, basest- WordWeb dictionary definition
Base, base, based, baser, basing, bases, basest- WordWeb dictionary definition
"glycerinated gelatin is used as a base for many ointments"; "he told the painter that he wanted a yellow base with just a hint of green"; "everything she cooked seemed to have rice as the base"
See also: based, basely, basic, basilary, counterfeit, ignoble, illegitimate, imitative, inferior, lowborn, wrong
www.wordwebonline.com /en/BASE   (362 words)

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