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    (Context: American baseball)

    It seems that people refer the three "plates" in baseball as "first base", "second base", and "third base" without using an article. But when people refer to multiple members of this set (let's say first base and second base), I hear both "first and second base" (singular form) and "first and second bases" (plural form).

    Which one is grammatically correct?

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    Re: Baseball

    I would never pluralize the bases in baseball if I were referring to them
    individually as you did in your example.

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    Re: Baseball

    Asking about proper grammar in the sport that gave us "he flied out"?

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