left fielder

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noun Baseball.

the player whose position is left field.

Nearby words

  1. left brachiocephalic vein,
  2. left colic flexure,
  3. left colic vein,
  4. left face,
  5. left field,
  6. left gastric vein,
  7. left gastro-omental vein,
  8. left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing, the,
  9. left heart,
  10. left hepatic duct

Origin of left fielder

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

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Examples from the Web for left fielder

  • Joe Perkins had two strikes called on him ere he found the ball, and sent a high foul into the hands of left-fielder.

    Weatherby's Inning|Ralph Henry Barbour
  • The left-fielder is expected to back up the second and third bases on a throw from first base or right-field.

    Base-Ball|John M. Ward
  • The left-fielder sped the ball home quickly, but not soon enough to keep Jack from reaching third.

    Weatherby's Inning|Ralph Henry Barbour