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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. 2017.
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  • Hardly had he said it when Mowrey shoved a long fly to right field, which soared away toward the stand.

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson
  • “Mike” Donlin whisked a double to right field and Tenney counted.

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson
  • In right field, Prissler stooped nervously and plucked a blade of grass.

  • “Start them for right field every time you can, boys,” he advised.

  • A little nettled, Larry caught the next one full and square and it sailed far out into right field.

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