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The fact is that every person has heard a high schooler brag about his romantic conquest with the lines like “yeah, I totally went to second base with Michelle last you, you know it, ha-ha”: high fives his friend.

Everyone’s heard it when they were in high school, or they were eavesdropping high schoolers to see how the newer generations have faltered, or at least in a movie.

But since you Googled “what are the bases in dating” you must either be a non-US citizen or eight years old, in which case you should be quick as your older brother might get into the room and you’ll have to endure years of getting made fun of brutally for this search. But in case you’re not from the North American continent or Japan and have the luck of not knowing anything about baseball, this terminology can be too confusing and you end up knowing only that something sexual happened between two people. Baseball is a deeply complicated game with a lot of “ifs” and “but ifs” so it cannot be explained in great detail here, nor is that why you are here for.

The three bases and the place where the batter is standing while hitting the ball (home plate) make for a rhomboid (see the picture), and the claiming is done by touching the bases which are represented by white squares.

So from the home plate, the batter needs to claim the first base first by touching it, then the second, then the third before the opponents do the same by getting the ball there.

But you need to know some rules of this sport so you can understand the metaphor.

In the shortest terms, baseball is a game in which a person with the bat, called the batter, needs to hit the ball thrown at him by the opponent and then claim the bases spread around the pitch in succession.He explains this by saying "That's two home runs, and then she gives me back a triple." Home run is defined: Thank you for your interest in this question.Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).Talking about fifth base when there's really only four bases reminds me of the expression Up To Eleven.If you want to downvote me for using Urban Dictionary, that's fine. First base When you get to first base, you have been lucky enough to have been kissed.Home run Simply put, a home run is sexual intercourse Grand slam Those looking to excel at sexual baseball strive for the grand slam. Strike out A strike out is when you don't get a kiss at the end of the evening.