fielder's choice

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fielder's choice a play made on a ground ball in which the fielder chooses to put out an advancing runner instead of the batter
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Usage

In literature:

Ken sent him to third on a fielder's choice.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
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In news:

But in just two seasons as a Maverick, 19-year-old center fielder Michael Choice has rendered the school's record book obsolete.
Brighton started the inning with a single to left field, later scoring on a fielder's choice.
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