What are stolen bases?

Some articles on bases, stolen bases, stolen base, base:

Luis Durango - Professional Career - San Diego Padres
... Padres, hitting for a.378 batting average and stealing 17 bases in 39 games ... Emeralds, playing in 69 games, hitting.367 with 17 stolen bases ... also represented Team World at the All-Star Futures Game, going 1–for–2 with one stolen base ...
Scott Cousins - Professional Career
... (SAL), Cousins hit.292 with 18 home runs, 74 RBI's, and 16 stolen bases ... Suns, Cousins batted.263 with 74 RBI's, 12 home runs, 27 stolen bases, and led all AA with 11 triples (also setting a Marlins' minor league record) ... Cousins hit.285 with 14 home runs, 49 RBI's, and 12 stolen bases for the New Orleans Zephyrs in the AAA Pacific Coast League before being called up on September 2, 2010 ...
Seattle Mariners Minor League Players - James Jones
... He also had eight stolen bases ... His 41 runs and 19 stolen bases were team highs ... played 33 games in right field, seven at first base, three at designated hitter and one in left field ...
List Of Major League Baseball Players With 20 Triples - See Also Related Lists
... run hitters MLB players with 1000 runs MLB players with 1000 RBI MLB players with 300 stolen bases 20–20–20 club Major League Baseball records ...
Stolen Base Percentage
... Stolen base percentage is a statistic used in baseball ... A player's stolen base percentage (aka SB%) measures his rate of success in stealing bases ... Because stolen bases tend to help a team less than times caught stealing hurt, a player needs to have a high stolen base percentage in order to contribute much value to his team ...

Famous quotes containing the words bases and/or stolen:

    In the beginning was the word, the word
    That from the solid bases of the light
    Abstracted all the letters of the void....
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    If some beggar steals a bridle
    he’ll be hung by a man who’s stolen a horse.
    There’s no surer justice in the world than that
    which makes the rich thief hang the poor one.
    Peire Cardenal (c. 1180–1272)