Definitions

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  • n. The central part of the outfield

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the part of the outfield directly ahead of the catcher.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield
  • n. the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
  • n. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield
  • n. the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

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Examples

  • A drum roll from the Boston Pops Orchestra, assembled in centerfield, followed, then was halted as [Red Sox public-address announcer Joe] Castiglione began speaking again, this time to salute members of the armed services and tell the crowd who was performing the anthem and doing the flyover.

    Flams and drags

  • Plays too deep in centerfield and has to hurry in order to make plays in front of him ...

    USATODAY.com

  • You don't need stats to marvel at his speed in centerfield or his strong arm from there.

    Chop some wood for the stove

  • Jeter hit a home run in his second at bat and made a pretty nifty defensive play himself, pulling down an over-the-shoulder fly in short centerfield to save a run.

    SI.com

  • Thomas played the strong side at UT, but his speed makes him likely to move to "centerfield" in the pros.

    NBCSports.com: Sports

  • It's been months since we've had Greer and Porter in a game together, with Sharper riding centerfield for INTs.

    Sweet, Sweet Sunday!

  • Jackson was flying high in Detroit, finishing second in the Rookie of the Year balloting while playing an excellent centerfield.

    Jury's Still Out on Centerfielder Swap

  • I'm replacing the guy that was playing centerfield.

    Jury's Still Out on Centerfielder Swap

  • Granderson is signed through 2012, with a club option for 2013 —and his current success offers the hope that he could be New York's long-term solution in centerfield.

    Jury's Still Out on Centerfielder Swap

  • He implied that the centerfield position, in his opinion, is an open competition.

    Jayson Werth meets the press

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