Definitions

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

  • n. Baseball The third of the outfield that is to the right, looking from home plate.
  • n. Baseball The position played by the right fielder.

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  • n. The part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and to your right if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.
  • n. The defensive position in the outfield to the right, typically played by a player who can throw well.

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

  • n. the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
  • n. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the right third of the outfield (looking from home plate)

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Examples

  • That meant moving Jim Rice to right field and benching Dwight Evans, who had become ineffectual; since being beaned by Mike Parrot, Evans was just 9–54 at the plate.

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  • With one out and Ken Clay on the mound, Dwight Evans fouled a 3–2 pitch down the right field line.

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  • Stinging it hard, the grounder skidded past a diving Chris Richard and into right field for the equalizer.

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  • —Billy Martin, on the Hubert Horatio Humphrey Metrodome a ballpark, as Tony Kornheiser and others have said, with “a trash bag for the right field wall”

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  • Brantley's grounder into right field scored Luis Valbuena from second and gave the Indians a 2-1 lead.

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  • Aybar smacked it into right field for a three-run triple, and the day went downhill from there.

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  • Having flashbacks to when he played right field for the Yankees, Bobby Abreu gave it a good chase, and leaped at the wall.

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  • Like Nettles, Chambliss was another lefty—the Yankee lineup was designed to take advantage of the short right field fence in Yankee Stadium—brought over in 1974 by Gabe Paul from the Indians, where he had been rookie of the year in 1971.

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  • Racing past a diving Luke Scott, the hard-hit ball eluded the Orioles first baseman and made it into right field on a single hop.

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  • Battling Tiger hurler Joel Zumaya, rally igniter Derek Jeter fought off a fastball and punched it into right field for a single.

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