Definition of base hit in English:

base hit

noun

Baseball
  • A fair ball hit such that the batter can advance safely to a base without aid of an error committed by the team in the field.

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    • ‘Before each series, we go over scouting reports that show where the other team's base hits go.’
    • ‘Palmeiro has slapped what would be base hits, but the ball has rolled directly to the second baseman's new location.’
    • ‘Consider an outfielder who cleanly fields a base hit and returns the ball to the infield.’
    • ‘I got a base hit in the top of the eighth inning to put us ahead 1-0.’
    • ‘Carillon sent 10 batters to the plate in the seventh scoring four runs on four walks, two base hits and two errors.’