second sacker


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Noun1.second sacker - (baseball) the person who plays second base
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!"
softball game, softball - a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
infielder - (baseball) a person who plays a position in the infield
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Third-year second sacker Ryne Sandberg announced his presence this day to a national TV audience and a sun-baked crowd of 38,079 at Wrigley Field.
They may be familiar with the team's formidable starting pitchers (Bob Lemon, Early Wynn, and Mike Garcia) and five future Hall of Famers (Lemon, Wynn, Bob Feller, Larry Doby, and Hal Newhouser), and they may know that second sacker Bobby Avila was the AL batting champ, that flychaser Doby led the league in home runs and RBI, and that Garcia won the ERA crown.
When 23-year-old third baseman Frank Baker, batting with the bases full of Athletics and one out, lifted a fly ball to center field, it started a chain reaction of relay throws that eventually saw A's second sacker Eddie Collins attempt to advance from first to second.
This was his 307th game there, including 123 in 2004, when he was the Athletics' regular second sacker.