Speaking of sexual activity in terms of bases, sometimes doing so can make the interaction with your partner s seem more goal-oriented i. Another crucial piece to rounding any of the bases is making sure that you and your partner s have mutually consented. Could you tell me what the bases are for girls and guys? Switch hitter — a bisexual individual, referencing a player who can bat from either side Playing for the other team — usually indicating a person is gay or lesbian Playing for both teams — usually indicating a person is bisexual The metaphors are found variously in popular American culture, with one well-known example in the Meat Loaf song " Paradise by the Dashboard Light ", which describes a young couple " making out ", with a voice-over commentary , by baseball announcer Phil Rizzuto , of a portion of a baseball game as a metaphor for the couple's activities. I feel kind of left out because I don't know exactly what they are. Often, the most pleasurable sexual activity occurs when both or all partners are focused on the experience — rather than an end goal. Whether you're hitting a home run or striking out, it helps to have the low down on the latest sexual terminology — not just because others are talking about it, but it may be helpful when communicating with potential partner s. Pitching — the man performing anal sex Catching — the man receiving anal sex Other similar metaphors include: The script may have slightly changed since the s. Kohl and Francoeur state that with the growing emphasis in the s on safe sex to expand sex beyond heterosexual penetrative intercourse, the "home run" has taken on the additional dimension of oral sex. For information about contraception and safer sex, search through the Go Ask Alice! She's gonna give the go ahead, the inning isn't over yet for me.