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What is EXTRA-BASE HIT? What does EXTRA-BASE HIT mean? EXTRA-BASE HIT meaning & explanation
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In baseball, a double is the act of a batter striking the pitched ball and safely reaching second base without being called out by the umpire, without the benefit of a fielder's misplay or another runner being put out on a fielder's choice. A double is a type of hit and is sometimes called a "two-bagger" or "two-base hit". For statistical and scorekeeping purposes it is denoted by 2B.
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