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noun Baseball.
  1. any of the four defensive players stationed around the infield.
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Origin of infielder

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; infield + -er1
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Examples from the Web for infielder

Historical Examples

  • Fleet as a deer, he was across the bag before the infielder reached the ball.

    The Young Pitcher

    Zane Grey

  • Even when he hit straight to an infielder it took a fast throw to nail him at first.

    The Boy Grew Older

    Heywood Broun

British Dictionary definitions for infielder


infieldsman (ˈɪnfiːldzmən)

  1. a player positioned in the infield
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