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You can slide into 1st base. Generally, it is not recommended. There are two scenarios where you may want to slide into first. 1) You have hit the ball and are running toward first. The first baseman is positioning to receive the throw. You can see that the throw is offline and the defender may try to tag you instead of touching the base, or the throw has put the defender in your basepath. You slide to avoid a tag or the defender. 2) You have a base hit and have rounded the bag. A throw is coming toward 1st base and you need to return. You may want to slide back to the bag to avoid the tag while off the base.

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Q: Can you slide into first base in men's slow pitch softball?
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