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There are several ways to reach first base, but the 5 ways to be awarded first base, without putting the ball into play:

1. Hit-by-pitch

2. Base on Balls

3. Intentional Walk

4. Dropped 3rd strike

5. Catcher interference (hitting catchers glove while swinging)

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There are 6 ways a batter can reach first base.

Base on Balls - a batter is pitched 4 balls

Hit By Pitch

Hit a single

An error in the field

Fielders choice (the fielder got another runner out instead of the batter)

If the third strike gets past the catcher the batter can run to first if he can beat the catchers throw.

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The Batter can get to base:

1) with a good hit from a swing

2) when the pitcher pitches 4 balls

3) when the batter is hit by a pitched ball

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