• A batter against whom four balls are recorded is awarded a base on balls or walk, a free advance to first base.
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  • During his freshman year, Berg played first base on an undefeated team.
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  • Foulke threw it underhand to Doug Mientkiewicz at first base to end the game, and secure the series.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • In his other appearance on June 9, he played first base in a 5–3 win over the Yankees.
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  • 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.
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  • It became the first base to have squadrons operating Supermarine Spitfire aircraft within German airspace.
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  • 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 first base.
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  • Les Bell just barely made it to first base after shortstop Mark Koenig accidentally kicked the ball while trying to field it.
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  • 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 first base.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • While playing 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.
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