Definitions for outfielderˈaʊtˌfil dər

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  1. outfielder(noun)

    (baseball) a person who plays in the outfield

  2. outfielder(noun)

    a fielder in cricket who is stationed in the outfield

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  1. outfielder(Noun)

    A player that plays in the outfield, which is the outer portion of the field

    The outfielder tracked down the long fly.

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  1. Outfielder

    An outfielder is a person playing in one of the three defensive positions in baseball, farthest from the batter. These defenders are the left fielder, the center fielder, and the right fielder. An outfielder's duty is to try to catch long fly balls before they hit the ground or to quickly catch or retrieve and return to the infield any other balls entering the outfield. Outfielders normally play behind the six other members of the defense who play in or near the infield. By convention, each of the nine defensive positions in baseball is numbered. The outfield positions are 7, 8 and 9. These numbers are shorthand designations useful in baseball scorekeeping and are not necessarily the same as the squad numbers worn on player uniforms. Outfielders named to the MLB All-Century Team are Hank Aaron, Ty Cobb, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Stan Musial, Pete Rose, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Ken Griffey Jr..

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