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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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A coach, armed with a tennis racket and tennis balls, hits pop-ups to the catcher behind the plate and down the baselines -- allowing the first baseman and third baseman to practice their communication skills with the catcher.
The first baseman should take these throws and drop the baseballs into a bucket beside him.
The 1964 - 1979 inductees include first baseman and top leadoff hitter, Jimmy McCardle; second baseman and longtime Chicago Park District softball organizer, Buddy Haines; and Tom O'Malley, who played for five-plus decades and together with two other Hall of Famers formed one of the best outfields of their time.
On some teams, the individual differences in the skill may warrant a slight change in the order -- placing the right fielder above the left fielder or the first baseman above the third baseman.
Is the first baseman coming off the bag or otherwise being forced to handle a bad throw?
I like it out there,'' said Loney, a stellar defensive first baseman.
When holding a runner on base, the left-handed first baseman should come off the bag after a pitch by crossing his left foot over into his ready fielding position.
2) Dodgers first baseman Nomar Garciaparra can't handle a wild throw from shortstop Rafael Furcal in the 10th, keeping the inning alive.
We have the infielders set up in their regular positions, and add an auxiliary first baseman (X) in foul territory, a fungo hitter on each side of home plate, and a shagger alongside each hitter.
But Dodgers reliever Joe Beimel, who watched from nearby as Martin reached away from the oncoming Utley to catch an off-line throw from first baseman Olmedo Saenz -- and as Utley then knocked Martin over before touching the plate -- took exception to the play.
He must understand that the first baseman will occasionally be called off by the second baseman and/or may go so far to his right that he won't be able to get back to the bag in time for a throw.
22), a right-handed hitting first baseman who hit 21 homers last season at South Bend, outfielder Jerome Milons (No.