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The straight-line path from one base to the next, along which a base runner travels while a play is being made.
- ‘He didn't do much running on the base paths last year, but he hopes to this season.’
- ‘If we wanted to measure how fast you knock guys around the base paths, we could use OBP with runners on base.’
- ‘In two and a half years, North was in the major leagues, wowing everyone with his speed in center field and on the base paths.’
- ‘Why does a long fly ball, and the ensuing slow jog around the base paths, captivate us like no other play in the game?’
- ‘And, his skill on the base paths, while not always recorded in the box score, helped the Dodgers win games.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.