- the part of the land of a farm nearest the farmhouse.
- land regularly tilled.Compare outfield(def 3).
Origin of infield
Examples from the Web for infield
Contemporary Examples of infield
He fouls off two pitches then drives one to the grass just past the infield.Murray Kempton on The Homecoming of Willie Mays
March 31, 2014
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.On the Peninsula
April 25, 2011
He also wrote and directed two Wonderful World of Disney movies, Principal Takes a Holiday and Angels in the Infield .TV's Scorned Political Wife
July 13, 2010
Historical Examples of infield
Higgins picked out an opening in the infield and drove a ball through it.
Fred dropped a Texas Leaguer over the infield, and Sparkfair scored.
Man after man he fanned or made him hit feeble grounders to the infield.Baseball Joe, Home Run King
The shadow of the western stand had lengthened across the infield.
Shortstop was covering second, and the infield was playing close.
- 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