In baseball, you can reach first base in 9 different ways

You can get to first base a lot of different ways in Baseball. In fact, you can get to first base a total of 9 different ways. Those 9 ways are: single, base on balls, fielder’s choice, hit by pitch, fielding error, dropped 3rd strike (from a wild pass), catcher’s interference, and fielder interference/obstruction. All of these different ways to get to first base make it the easiest base to get to in Baseball, with the home plate being the hardest.