One of the conventions they put a new spin on, and consequently revolutionize, is the idea and practice of dating.
The 1950's set up precedents in dating that led to what many consider "normal" dating today.
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.
If the batter returns all the way to the home plate that is called a home-run, which is also a sexual metaphor we will get to later.
Parents need to know why they are setting the rules, and they also need to discuss the rules openly with their children.