centerfield

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n centerfield the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield
    • n centerfield the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher "he hit the ball to deep center"
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Usage

In literature:

Then he hit a hard long drive straight into the centerfielder's hands.
"The Redheaded Outfield and Other Baseball Stories" by Zane Grey
Suddenly there was a sharp crack, and the ball meeting the bat, floated fair and free, out toward centerfield.
"The Varmint" by Owen Johnson
In the fall of 1859 I began trading, having obtained an interest in a country store at a little place called Centerfield.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
He had one strike called on him, and then knocked a low one toward centerfield.
"The Rover Boys in the Land of Luck" by Edward Stratemeyer
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In news:

Cloud State centerfielder Brian Hansen was chosen in the 49th round by Cleveland with pick # 1,478 Wednesday in the Major League Baseball entry level draft.
Upton, or you can look at it as the Phillies saving $75.25 million over 5 years, which is the price the Braves ended up paying for a centerfielder whose production has seldom seemed to match his prodigious potential.
Ruben Amaro Jr has seen the rival Nationals and Braves make moves to get centerfielders.
It was not a surprise that Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim centerfielder Mike Trout was selected as AL Rookie of the Year.
He is the best pure centerfielder… ( NICK…).
Baltimore centerfielder Adam Jones was picked by major league managers and coaches, despite having eight errors and a.982 fielding percentage in the regular season.
Former Twins centerfielder Torii Hunter has agreed to sign a 2-year $26 Million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
Police officers were roaming Half Street, the road leading to the ballpark's centerfield gate, encouraging ticket scalpers to move along or face the possibility being issued a citation.
Currently, Braxton plays Centerfield and is a left-handed pitcher at Episcopal High School.
Kyle Wenger's future is probably in baseball, as a line drive-hitting leadoff man and centerfielder.
The three combined will make less than $13 million this offseason and will fill three holes for the Phillies- centerfield, third base and set up reliever.
The Twins traded centerfielder Ben Revere to the Philadelphia Philllies to righthanded starting pitchers.
Meanwhile, the Dragons rallied for a tie, then, after loading the bases in the bottom of seventh, pulled out a thrilling 3-2 triumph on sophomore Jonah Son 's bases-loaded single to shallow centerfield.
Despite playing well, Denard Span lost the centerfielder competition to Carlos Gomez this spring.
The Twins have traded centerfielder Denard Span to the Washington Nationals for minor league righthanded pitcher Alex Meyer.
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