center field

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  • noun

Synonyms for center field

the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield

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Left field" will be defined as the territory from straightaway center field (directly from home plate) to the left field foul pole (including the foul pole if ruled a home run).
The existing incandescent display in left center field will also be upgraded to LED technology.
Figgins stole second and went to third when the throw from catcher Paul Phillips bounced into center field.
Evans was playing center field at Palm Beach but switched to right field at Springfield.
Among the advances contributing to this accolade is the 27'h X 48'w SMARTVISION LED Video Display, located prominently in center field.
The 21-year old right-hander, who has been a top Giants prospect the past few seasons, dominated the Angels' struggling offense into the eighth inning before Chone Figgins delivered a full-count, two-out single to center field.
The key is to be healthy, to be able to give us the defensive presence in center field primarily.
Figgins was playing center field Monday when he charged an overthrow by catcher Mike Napoli on a stolen-base attempt by Julio Lugo.
The ball sailed into center field and when Figgins came in to take the ball on the run and possibly throw out Lugo at third base, he ran past it.
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