- the part of the land of a farm nearest the farmhouse.
- land regularly tilled.Compare outfield(def 3).
- infield hit,
- infield out,
Origin of infield
Examples from the Web for infield
He fouls off two pitches then drives one to the grass just past the infield.
Bob—a pal—is 73 now, with a pair of hearing aids and a strip of infield grass stubbornly clinging to the sides of his head.
He also wrote and directed two Wonderful World of Disney movies, Principal Takes a Holiday and Angels in the Infield .
Hodge hit the next ball and put up an infield fly, which was easily captured by McCann.Frank Merriwell's Son|Burt L. Standish
Grass seed has been planted on this infield, but so far, like a lot of bushers, it has failed to make good its promises.Pitching in a Pinch|Christy Mathewson
Old Man Curry trudged across the infield in the wake of the good horse Elisha.Old Man Curry|Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
Locke easily forced the following batter to pop to the infield.Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager|Burt L. Standish
His strongest point was trapping an infield fly, and in this particular line he was something of a wonder.A Ball Player's Career|Adrian C. Anson
- the area of the playing field enclosed by the base lines and extending beyond them towards the outfield
- the positions of the first baseman, second baseman, shortstop, third baseman, and sometimes the pitcher, collectivelyCompare outfield
- the part of a farm nearest to the farm buildings
- land from which crops are regularly taken