What does cycle mean?

Single, double, triple, and home run

A baseball term that represents the impressive feat of hitting a single, double, triple, and home run all in one game; often appears as "hit for the cycle," which means that a player hit a single, double, triple, and home run; usually occurs fewer than ten times during a whole baseball season.


Have you ever hit for the cycle?
Yeah, but it was in slow-pitch softball

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Updated April 23, 2019

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