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right fielder

noun

, Baseball.
  1. the player whose position is right field.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of right fielder1

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

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Example Sentences

The up-and-down career of the polarizing Phillies right fielder has provided plenty of fodder for all opinions.

In theory, the sequence followed baseball tradition, the Nationals protecting their young right fielder — and one of the sport’s best players — by having Nolin throw at an opponent of equal stature.

I looked at the right fielder and he went back, and when the ball hit the fence I thought there would be a play at second base.

Martinez basically turned the right fielder into a player-coach.

Cooper, the fleet Red Sox right fielder, had started for it at the crack of the bat.

It was Pink Northrop, right fielder, who finally recovered it and threw it frantically in to second baseman.

Mr. Right Fielder Young started the sixth in a way that made the Hammond supporters hug themselves and each other ecstatically.

Out between right fielder and center fielder the ball fell to earth untouched and Chub was on first.

But Bob Newton, the right fielder, caught it, and the side was retired with one run.

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