centerfielder centerfielder  /ˈsɛn tər ˌfil dər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the person who plays center field

Usage(s):

  1. Braves centerfielder Marquis Grissom could not throw out pinch runner Alvaro Espinosa, who scored from second, giving Cleveland the win.
  2. As the National League's Most Valuable Player of 1954, baseball writers picked Willie Mays, the World Champion New York Giants' sensational centerfielder.

News

  1. Mets hand struggling Hamels 11th loss

    PHILADELPHIA -- New York Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares said he was just trying to do whatever he could.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Tigers' Austin Jackson 0-for-5 with Mud Hens in first rehab game

    Tigers centerfielder Austin Jackson hardly put up great numbers Monday night, but being back in the lineup was satisfaction enough.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. MLB draft: Vanderbilt teammates Kevin Ziomek, Connor Harrell among Tigers' early picks

    The first nonpitcher taken was Vanderbilt senior centerfielder Connor Harrell (6-feet-3, 220 pounds) with the 216th overall pick in the seventh round. Harrell is a teammate of Vanderbilt left-hander Kevin Ziomek, the Tigers' second-round pick.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

Quotes

  1. "He's going to be an integral part of our ball club," Astros manager Jimy Williams said of Beltran. "We'll move Biggio to left field and Lance to right. This guy (Beltran) is a centerfielder. He's a switch-hitter with power, who can run."
    on Jun 24, 2004 By: Jimy Williams Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "Torii is a great centerfielder so I kinda hesitated for a second out of the box," said Kotsay. "Once I saw it get by him I took off. When my third base coach was waving me I hit a wall and just gave it everything I had."
    on Oct 4, 2006 By: Mark Kotsay Source: WFtv.com

  3. "We got off to a tough start in the draft when we lost (Lexington Catholic High School centerfielder) signee Ben Revere in the first round, but it turned out pretty good for us considering we have Joshua and Stephen back plus four recruits who got...
    on Aug 16, 2007 By: David Perno Source: Dawg Post

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