Reaching Home Plate
noun, verbal noun
We got life by sending back our runner to home plate. That run allowed us more life in this game. Now, maybe we'll win! It was all by reaching home plate. Outside of baseball, this means returning alive from somewhere.
This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own.
Although his feet were frostbitten, the missing English teacher safely came back alive.