from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Baseball The player who defends left field.

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  • n. The outfield defensive player that stands to the left of the center fielder as viewed from home plate.

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

  • n. the person who plays left field


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  • Switch-hitting left fielder Roy White, who had struck out and walked, stepped up to the plate from the left side.

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  • Red Sox left fielder Duffy Lewis would become so adept at running up and down the little hill that it became known as “Duffy’s Cliff.”

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