basepath

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

base +‎ path

Noun[edit]

basepath (plural basepaths)

  1. (baseball) The grassless ways around the baseball diamond on which runners advance.
    • 2007 June 2, Tyler Kepner, “Reconsidering, Torre Admonishes Rodriguez”, New York Times:
      Jackson broke up a potential double play in the 1978 World Series when he froze on the basepaths and turned his hip into a throw.