outfield outfield  /ˈaʊt ˌfild/


  • (n) the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases


  1. During my annual visit to San Franciscos ballpark, I catcall the newly muscled Barry as he stands in the outfield.
  2. The University of Texas at Brownsville, for example, could find its campus golf course and part of the outfield of its baseball park amputated.
  3. Angels in the outfield, Angels pumping gas, as well as a few earthly events.


  1. Ackley sees action in outfield at Triple-A

    With rookie Nick Franklin playing well at second base for the Mariners, the club plans to take a look at Dustin Ackley in the outfield as he continues working at Triple-A Tacoma.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Seattle Mariners

  2. The Los Angeles Dodgers' Outfield Dilemma

    COMMENTARY | The Los Angeles Dodgers are going to be faced with an interesting decision in the very near future, as injured outfielders Matt Kemp and Carl Crawford are set to come off the disabled list and rejoin the team. The return of these two players wouldn't be so intriguing if it wasn't for the success of Yasiel Puig, who was called up from the minor leagues last week as an outfield ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Overbay Sent Back to Outfield, to the Notice of an Old Friend

    Lyle Overbay has played outfield in high school, college and even in the minor leagues. But it wasn’t until last week that he made his major league debut in the outfield.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. "Torii is going to be in center field virtually every day. Gary will be in the outfield almost every day, so the other two guys will split up the DH," Scioscia said in a conference call. "We want all four of those bats in the lineup."
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Mike Scioscia Source: USA Today

  2. "Fox gives us another bat," Orioles interim manager Juan Samuel said. "He's also a catcher, plays first base, third base, outfield, so there's some flexibility for us."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Juan Samuel Source: The Associated Press

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