1. This happens in baseball and softball when a batter is allowed to advance to first base after they have received four pitches that are balls in a single at-bat. A walk is also referred to as a base-on-balls.
1. The batter takes ball four and is awarded a walk to first base.
2. The pitcher pitches to close inside for ball four. The batter’s patience at the plate allowed him to get a base on balls.
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1. Base on balls