third baseman


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third baseman

n. Baseball
The infielder stationed near third base.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.third baseman - (baseball) the person who plays third 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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One day after practice, he approached me and said, "Skip, every time I come up to the plate, the third baseman backs up to the outfield grass and it's tough to hit the ball past him.
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Without a good third baseman behind them, pitchers are liable to get a terrible case of nervous indigestion, and that can lead to all sorts of bad things, like soaring earned run averages and fights with their wives or girl friends.
If the ball is drifting down the third-base line and the third baseman has the angle, he should call off the pitcher and the catcher.
First, there was the two-out throwing error by Mets third baseman David Wright that allowed Marlon Anderson to reach base and two unearned runs to score.
Remember, the catcher is going out after the ball while the first or third baseman is coming in, and that the infielder's glove is more suitable than the catcher's mitt to catch fly balls.