- the area of the outfield to the left of center field, as viewed from home plate.
- the position of the player covering this area.
Idioms about left field
Origin of left field
Words nearby left field
How to use left field in a sentence
On his 24th birthday, Robles doubled in the third and was knocked in by Turner, then lifted a ball to the left field corner to score Gomes in the fourth.Nationals cap a long day with a gritty 4-3 win over Cubs|Jesse Dougherty|May 20, 2021|Washington Post
Engineering giant Honeywell burst into the quantum computing race out of left field last year.Honeywell Just Released Details About How Its Quantum Computer Works|Edd Gent|April 19, 2021|Singularity Hub
This week, Schwarber even jumped — let’s not say “leaped” — above the left field fence to rob a home run.This Nationals spring has been filled with happy returns. Now let’s see if they last.|Thomas M. Boswell|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
Perhaps because nobody really knows how to market a film during a pandemic, Barb and Star emerged somewhat out of left field.Will the Pandemic Spawn a New Genre of Cult Classics? Barb and Star Suggests Yes|Stephanie Zacharek|March 6, 2021|Time
By then, Harrison was in left field, continuing his ongoing trip around the diamond.Josh Harrison is the right blend of versatility and offense for Nationals|Jesse Dougherty|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.
Gay marriage was the hot-button fight on the left and right.
Clad in a blue, striped button-down, a silver watch adorning his left wrist, Huckabee beams on the cover.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, almost exactly 30 years after the trial, the judge left his home to board a steamboat and was never heard from again.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The eating disorder field remains divided over the potential efficacy of such measures.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
She had just left the wharf at Cincinnati for Louisville, with 225 passengers on board, of whom but 124 were saved.
British Dictionary definitions for left field
Word Origin for left-field
Other Idioms and Phrases with left field
see out in left field.