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right fielder

noun Baseball.
  1. the player whose position is right field.
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Origin of right fielder

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
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Historical Examples of right fielder

  • Out toward the corner of the Carey building the right-fielder was stepping back.

    Weatherby's Inning

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • Joe looked with longing eyes upon a stretch of undefended territory behind first base and out of reach of right-fielder.

    Weatherby's Inning

    Ralph Henry Barbour