baseball player


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Noun1.baseball player - an athlete who plays baseballbaseball player - an athlete who plays baseball  
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
base runner, runner - a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
batsman, batter, hitter, slugger - (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
fielder - a member of the baseball team that is in the field instead of at bat
little leaguer - a player between 8 and 12 years of age who is a member of a little-league team
big leaguer, major leaguer - a member of a major-league baseball team
bush leaguer, minor leaguer - a player on a minor-league baseball team
hurler, pitcher, twirler - (baseball) the person who does the pitching; "our pitcher has a sore arm"
player, participant - a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
utility man - a baseball player valued for the ability to play at several positions
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