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second baseman

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noun Baseball.
  1. the player whose position is second base.

Origin of second baseman

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for second baseman

Historical Examples

  • Worry grasped the second-baseman and shoved him half over the sill.

    The Young Pitcher

    Zane Grey

  • Jack Mjelde, Captain and second-baseman, had been killed in an electrical accident.

    Down the Yellowstone

    Lewis R. Freeman

  • The second-baseman darted over, fielded the ball cleanly, and threw Prince out.

  • Then he saw the second-baseman muff the ball and saw Dan Baxter start for it, and he tore towards home.

    The Putnam Hall Rivals

    Arthur M. Winfield

  • Both he and the second-baseman must field ground balls cleanly and are often called upon to catch fly balls also.