Chance was up first in the ninth and he pushed a base hit to right field.
A hit which gains him a single base only is called a "base hit."
Schlei made a base hit on the next pitch and scored both men.
He now occasionally makes a base hit if the opposing pitcher is very bad; and his nine wins more than one-half of its games.
A steal is made when a base-runner gets from one base to another without the assistance of a base hit or an error.
Should he make more than one base hit, the player on the base advances as many bases as the batter has made.
His greatest fault was that he would not run out on a base hit, but on the contrary would walk to his base.
Often I have passed a man to get a supposedly poor batter up and then had him bang out a base hit.
For instance, he never likes to hear a player hum a tune on the bench, because he thinks it will keep him from getting a base hit.