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Synonyms for catcher

(baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher

the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws

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Dan Foley, (SEE CORRECTION) a semipro baseball catcher, all deceased, to the list of area athletes who held political office.
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