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right field

noun, Baseball.
the area of the outfield to the right of center field, as viewed from home plate.
the position of the player covering this area.
Origin of right field
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He met it squarely and drove it Over Carson's head in right field.

    Frank Merriwell's Son Burt L. Standish
  • You will play in right field and lob them in if they come in your direction.

    Frank Armstrong at College Matthew M. Colton
  • The ball soared off to right field and landed in the bleachers.

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King

    Lester Chadwick
  • I haven't never been in this park before so you will half to tell me which is right field.'

    The Real Dope Ring Lardner
  • “Mike” Donlin whisked a double to right field and Tenney counted.

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson

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