centerfield centerfield

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It goes to right centerfield, that's where.
  2. So the stuff that appears on centerfield scoreboards during ballgames, a very high percentage of it tends to be totally useless.
  3. In Washington, awed witnesses reported that a drive hit by Senators Outfielder Frank Howard was still climbing when it caromed off the centerfield seats 480 ft.

News

  1. Braves vs. Mets Video: Watch Ugly Collision Between Upton Brothers

    The Upton brothers got a little too close for comfort on Tuesday night. B.J. Upton and Justin Upton collided in left-centerfield on Tuesday night as the Atlanta Braves took on the New York Mets . You can clearly see B.J. waving off his younger brother, but Justin didn't hear him and the two collided right as B.J. makes the catch and hangs on. The two were obviously just fine, as B.J. shoves his ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Garage fire breaks out in Oldham County

    Emergency crews are on the scene of a garage fire in the Centerfield area north of Buckner.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WLKY Louisville

  3. Fresh off sweep, Ironmen face Kings after Yard game called off

    BISBEE — The Bisbee Ironmen swept the Centerfield Nationals in the last two games of a four-game set against on Saturday, and were hoping to carry that momentum into a big game Tuesday in Tucson against The Big Yard. Bisbee had yet to play The Big Yard this season, but unfortunately, that game was canceled and the Ironmen picked up another single game tonight at Warren Ballpark against the ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

Quotes

  1. "It's a good sign to hit a ball to centerfield with some authority," Cameron said. "Turns out it was as big as it could possibly get throughout this game. You never know the outcome of the game early on, but it turns out it was pretty big."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Mike Cameron Source: TSN

  2. "He told me it is better for me to move to leftfield just to recover my leg," Soriano said. "After that I don't know if he wants to leave me in leftfield or move me back to centerfield."
    on Apr 22, 2007 By: Alfonso Soriano Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "Over the past 25 years 'Centerfield' has come to mean so much to so many -- more then I could've ever imagined," said Fogerty. "I've been told by fans all over the world that it's always a major part of their baseball memories from hearing...
    on May 25, 2010 By: John Fogerty Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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