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first base

A baseball metaphor commonly used by adolescents in America for the first level of sexual intimacy, kissing, which usually includes open mouth (“French”) kissing.
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Of course a ball in right field will mean a shorter turn at first base, but why not have the base-runner maximize his turn when the ball is in center field or left field?
To avoid this from occurring, it would be wise for the runner to pick out a spot behind first base down by the grass line between the infield and outfield.
A ball on the third-base side of the plate will force the batter to stay at the plate with his body leaning away from first base until after the ball is bunted.
I've seen runners get tagged out after diving back to first base because they don't know where the ball is.
Another mandatory tag-up play at first base is on a fly ball with runners on first and third (or sometimes bases loaded) where the game situation suggests a definite play to the plate.
Since then, rookie Howie Kendrick, who's primarily a second baseman, has been getting the bulk of the work at first base against right-handers, and Robb Quinlan usually gets the nod against southpaws.
We liked to send a pitcher to the mound after the first fungo and have him cover first base on ground balls to 1st baseman.
Kendrick, on the other hand, is not only in the major leagues for the first time, he was moved to first base for the first time on any level as the Angels look to get some offense out of the position.
If the first baseman or pitcher fields the ball and the play is to first base, the runner should not slide.
At least Dodgers first base coach Mariano Duncan was spared the agony of watching most of it.
Ray Durham lead off by reaching first base when Adam Kennedy fielded a ground ball to his right but dropped the ball as he prepared to throw it to first base.
Four pick-off moves that can make first base a nightmare for the baserunner.