left field

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Synonyms for left field

the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left

the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the left third of the outfield (looking from home plate)


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If not for the change in left field, Gilliam, an inexperienced outfielder (a righty thrower with the glove on his left hand) would never have had the reach for the ball as he would have had while on the dead run with the glove across his body.
And over it all hung the spirit of former Left Field legend Tony Benn, in the form of a giant poster, with the words he asked for as an epitaph, "He encouraged us".
After Chuck Goodsell walked, Don Fleming singled to left field, loading the bases.
Washington Park's dimensions were, for its time, generous: Left field was 350 feet from home plate and center field was 460, although the right-field distance was 335.
In the second inning, Spokane's Doug Hogan smacked a one-out home run, also to left field.
Organisers of the Left Field felt they wanted to be involved in Liverpool's City of Culture celebrations, hence the Left Field's Merseyside showcase at the Carling Academy on Wednesday, May 14.
Geoff Martin, director of the Left Field, which mixes music and politics at the world-famous Glastonbury Festival, said: "We are delighted to have the opportunity to bring a little bit of Glastonbury to the City of Culture.
Mr Benn will speak in a debate on oil being held at the so-called Left Field area of the festival on Saturday.
As a right-handed pitcher who could dominate the third-base corner with my pitches, I could make both lefties and righties hit to left field.
On Friday, I'll be at the Glastonbury Festival, appearing on the Left Field stage to talk about The Politics of Foodbanks - with campaigning chef Jack Monroe, frontline foodbank worker Amy Kimbangi, Dave Prentis, general secretary of UNISON and writer and author John Harris.
Liberty Tavern made it 3-0 with a solo run in the top of the second frame on a double by Colin DeLeo, a single by Chadd Baer and a sacrifice fly to left field by Kyle Giachelli.
Well, maybe not the whole festival, but the Left Field Stage, and along with it some of the hottest new bands around.
For the first time ever, organisers of the Left Field area of the famous festival are moving out of Somerset for a special one-off gig.
Ethier has made 14 starts in left field and 82 starts in right field and has hit third (three games), fifth (eight games), sixth (four games), seventh (48 games) and eighth (31 games).