- the player whose position is right field.
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.
Joe looked with longing eyes upon a stretch of undefended territory behind first base and out of reach of right-fielder.