extra-base hit

extra-base hit
noun Date: circa 1949 a hit in baseball that lets the batter take more than one base

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • extra-base hit — ☆ extra base hit [eks′trə bās′ ] n. Baseball any hit greater than a single; double, triple, or home run …   English World dictionary

  • Extra base hit — In baseball, an extra base hit (EB, EBH or XBH), also known as a long hit, is any base hit on which the batter is able to advance past first base without the benefit of a fielder either committing an error or opting to make a throw to retire… …   Wikipedia

  • extra-base hit — /ek streuh bays /, Baseball. a base hit that enables a batter to reach more than one base safely, as a two base hit, three base hit, or home run. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • extra-base hit — ex′tra base′ hit′ n. spo a hit in baseball that enables a batter to reach more than one base safely • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • extra-base hit — noun : a hit in baseball or softball good for more than one base * * * noun, pl ⋯ hits [count] baseball : a double, triple, or home run …   Useful english dictionary

  • extra base hit — noun A double, triple, or home run …   Wiktionary

  • ex|tra-base hit — «EHKS truh BAYS», Baseball. a two base hit, three base hit, or home run. »Bolin took over in the eighth inning after the Pirates had scored twice off Marichal, getting three extra base hits during the inning (New York Times) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hit (baseball) — In baseball statistics, a hit (denoted by H), sometimes called a base hit, is credited to a batter when the batter safely reaches first base after hitting the ball into fair territory, without the benefit of an error or a fielder s choice. To do… …   Wikipedia

  • Hit (Baseball) — Batter beim Versuch, einen Hit zu erzielen Als Hit (auf Deutsch Treffer) gilt im Baseball, wenn der Batter (Schlagmann) nach einem erfolgreichen Treffer des Balls eine Base erreicht. In der Baseballstatistik erhält der Batter einen Hit, wenn er… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • extra-basehit — ex·tra base hit (ĕkʹstrə bāsʹ) n. Baseball A double, a triple, or a home run. * * * …   Universalium

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