A batter against whom four balls are recorded is awarded a base on balls or walk, a free advance to
During his freshman year, Berg played
first base on an undefeated team.
Foulke threw it underhand to Doug Mientkiewicz at
first base to end the game, and secure the series.
2004 World Series
He was removed from the game in the fifth inning after jamming his toe on the
first base bag but gave up no earned runs in his start.
J. R. Richard
However, Chase Utley grounded into an inning-ending double play ending on a close play at
first base, the second close call made by the first base umpire Brian Gorman.
2009 World Series
In his other appearance on June 9, he played
first base in a 5–3 win over the Yankees.
In the All-Star Game itself, he stretched for a ball while playing
first base and slipped on the Astrodome turf, rupturing his left medial hamstring.
It became the
first base to have squadrons operating Supermarine Spitfire aircraft within German airspace.
Later in spring training, after some less-than-stellar performances, Robinson was shifted from shortstop to second base, allowing him to make shorter throws to
Les Bell just barely made it to
first base after shortstop Mark Koenig accidentally kicked the ball while trying to field it.
1926 World Series
Musial was also the first major league player to appear in more than 1,000 games at two different positions, registering 1,896 games in the outfield and 1,016 at
On April 24, 1906, this restriction was removed, although the
first base metal coins, cents in both cases, were not struck at San Francisco until 1908 and Denver until 1911.
Liberty Head nickel
Playing three times at shortstop and once at
first base defensively, he contributed 12 runs offensively, including a six-run effort in the Knickerbockers' 37–23 victory over the Empire club on June 24.
Unlike most ballparks, PNC Park's home dugout is located along the third base line instead of the
first base line; giving the home team a view of the city skyline.
first base for Lafayette High School's baseball team with teammate and friend Fred Wilpon, he was spotted by Milt Laurie, the father of two Lafayette teammates and a baseball coach.