fielder fielder  /ˈfil dər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of the baseball team that is in the field instead of at bat
  2. (n) a member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting

Usage(s):

  1. Red Sox center fielder Leon Culberson bobbled the ball briefly, and there was no stopping Slaughter who recklessly ran through a stop sign at third and charged home.
  2. Maz, who'd hit just 11 home runs in the regular season, launched a bomb over left fielder Yogi Berra's head that sent Forbes Field into delirium.
  3. Heinie Manush, Washington's fielder, started with the crack of the bat.

News

  1. Gazette.Net: Gaithersburg steps into the Ripken League

    When right fielder Jay Knight stepped to the plate as the sun set behind the outfield trees at Shirley Povich Field, he represented two-plus years of work.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gazette.net

  2. Angels fall to Orioles, 3-2, for fourth loss in a row

    Center fielder Peter Bourjos robs Baltimore of a two-run home run, but Angels can't get away with the win on the road. Center fielder Peter Bourjos robs Baltimore of a two-run home run, but Angels can't get away with the win on the road.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Fielder, Tigers increase lead over Indians

    Prince Fielder hit a bases-clearing double in the second inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Saturday.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: ESPN

Quotes

  1. "They shocked me. I didn't think they needed a center fielder," Hunter said in a conference call.
    on Nov 22, 2007 By: Torii Hunter Source: SI.com

  2. "His form this year has been excellent and has played by all accounts aggressively and positively for both Warwickshire and the Lions," said Andrew Strauss, the England captain. "He is a good package. He is a good fielder and potentially a...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Andrew Strauss Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "First one I've ever seen from the stands," Hansen said. "That kid is a real good fielder and has a great future. On a play like that, it's just reaction and he reacted right."
    on May 12, 2008 By: Ron Hansen Source: ESPN

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