center fielder

  1. the player whose position is center field.

Origin of center fielder

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Words Nearby center fielder Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use center fielder in a sentence

  • The frantic center fielder was racing for the ball amid the daisies.

    Batting to Win | Lester Chadwick
  • The batsman was the Robinson captain and center-fielder, Wood.

    Weatherby's Inning | Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Only one hit went outside the diamond and that plumped square into the hands of the waiting center fielder.

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King | Lester Chadwick
  • The center fielder refused to go after it and the umpire yielded, throwing out another old ball.

    The Lucky Seventh | Ralph Henry Barbour