from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Baseball The base across the diamond from home plate, to be touched second by a runner.
- n. Baseball The position played by a second baseman.
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- n. The base opposite home plate in a baseball infield.
- n. Touching a woman's breast.
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- n. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield
- n. the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball
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The dramatic, tension-filled contest came to an end when Alexi Casilla singled to right field, scoring centerfielder Carlos Gomez from second base and giving Minnesota a heart-stopping 6-5 victory and its fifth division title in the past eight seasons.
Instead, Brian Doyle found himself starting at second base against the Red Sox in a game that made even Carl Yastrzemski nervous.
Sometime within the next five years, I will identify with the emotions many Yankees fans felt when watching Joe DiMaggio elegantly ease into second base for the last time.
At age nineteen, at the Silver Dollar drive-in theater in the backseat of a 1954 Chevy Bel Air, I finally got to second base with a girl.
“If Lonnie had been decoyed, he would have slid into second base instead of running 20 feet past the base and then just standing there.”
It was close, but second base umpire Al Clark called Blair out—as if he, too, were impatient to get to the Red Sox half of the inning.
Though second base was unsettled, Rick Burleson and Rico Petrocelli at short and third anchored the infield.
After visiting the hospital I flew to Grissom Air Force Base, my second base visit in a week.
About halfway toward second base, Dent saw second base umpire Al Clark circling his arm.
Roy White sprinted after the ball, but never had a chance; Burleson arrived at second base standing up.