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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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There are 12 third basemen who starred in the major leagues in the Baseball Hall of Fame--Frank Baker, Wade Boggs, George Brett, Jimmy Collins, George Kell, Fred Lindstrom, Eddie Mathews, Paul Molitor, Brooks Robinson, Ron Santo, Mike Schmidt and Pie Traynor.
The first and third basemen set up a little differently from the middle fielders.
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