infielder

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n infielder (baseball) a person who plays a position in the infield
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Usage

In literature:

Morrissey and Healy were retired on infield plays.
"The Redheaded Outfield and Other Baseball Stories" by Zane Grey
Mathewson could not advance the runners and died on an infield fly.
"Spalding's Official Baseball Guide - 1913"
He was still all eyes to the infield where his predecessor was gyrating.
"The Happy Family" by Bertha Muzzy Bower
I'm going to play infield.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
His strongest point was trapping an infield fly, and in this particular line he was something of a wonder.
"A Ball Player's Career" by Adrian C. Anson
Then, if fumbled, he may still have time to get it back to the infield before base runners can take an extra base.
"Base-Ball" by John M. Ward
Higgins picked out an opening in the infield and drove a ball through it.
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
That's why the infielders are all drawn in close, so that they can throw to the plate.
"The Boy Scout Fire Fighters" by Robert Maitland
There were many shifts among the out and infield staff, the manager trying different players in order to get the best results.
"Baseball Joe in the Big League" by Lester Chadwick
One fellow will muff an easy fly and then the whole infield will go to pieces.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
I have just bought a infielder from Jersey City which they tell me is a second Ty Cobb.
"Alex the Great" by H. C. Witwer
The infield was a square, each side being sixty feet long.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5" by Various
Then, of a sudden, his arm dropped to his side, and he stalked across the infield toward the bench.
"Under Boy Scout Colors" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
The infield, however, is weak.
"Harper's Round Table, June 4, 1895" by Various
That is about all I did do, but he was more wrought up than I and hit only a slow grounder to the infield.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
With Dayly and Lewis gone, the whole side of the infield is wide open.
"Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager" by Burt L. Standish
Even when he hit straight to an infielder it took a fast throw to nail him at first.
"The Boy Grew Older" by Heywood Broun
And they say there goin to give us Infield rifles.
""That's me all over, Mable"" by Edward Streeter
Even scattered around the infield there were quite a few farm wagons, with their complement of folks out for a holiday.
"Bert Wilson at the Wheel" by J. W. Duffield
A few more comments on minor points, and the coach walked away to watch the practice of his infield candidates.
"Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball" by J. W. Duffield
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In news:

From infield to stage to clubhouse , how the Tigers celebrated their American League pennant.
Campers in the infields at MIS try to conserve energy for concerts, Pure Michigan 400 race.
Infielder Alex Cora agrees with Cardinals.
Light-hitting infielder Alex Cora has agreed to a minor league contract with the St Louis Cardinals and would get an $800,000 deal if added to the 40-man roster.
Rockies acquire corner infielder from D'Backs.
The Colorado Rockies have traded left-handed pitcher Matt Reynolds to the Arizona Diamondbacks for corner infielder Ryan Wheeler.
He said Sanchez and Saladino are candidates for a reserve infielder vacancy but seems intent on letting them develop , not rushing them or trading them.
There is a sign saying "Welcome to Doc 's Place" as fans enter the infield via the tunnel.
Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly high-fives infielder Luis Cruz after he hit a two-run home run against the Rockies.
Reliever and infielder Escobar make Sox's opening-day roster.
Examining the Nationals' infield situation.
Hylton beat out an infield single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth at Saturday's 2A softball state championship at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, handing her Lady Bulldogs a 6-5 extra-innings victory over Savanna.
Dandelions grow on the infield dirt, and animal droppings set atop the pitching mound.
Reds sign free agent infielder to two-year deal.
Flagler infielder John Sgromolo has a.344 batting average.
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