center fielder

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noun Baseball.

the player whose position is center field.

Nearby words

  1. centennial state,
  2. center,
  3. center back,
  4. center bit,
  5. center field,
  6. center forward,
  7. center halfback,
  8. center jump,
  9. center of attraction, the,
  10. center of curvature

Origin of center fielder

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

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Examples from the Web for center fielder

  • The batsman was the Robinson captain and center-fielder, Wood.

    Weatherby's Inning|Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Up the field the center-fielder had tipped the ball with one outstretched hand, but had failed to catch it!

    The Arrival of Jimpson|Ralph Henry Barbour
  • In the outfield Bissell, center-fielder, was speeding back, cutting over into Jacks territory as he went.

    Weatherby's Inning|Ralph Henry Barbour