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1. The middle third of the outfield, behind second base.
2. The position played by the center fielder.
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1. the area of a baseball outfield beyond second base and between right field and left field.
2. the position of the player covering this area.
cen′ter field′er, n.
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|Noun||1.||center field - the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher; "he hit the ball to deep center"|
outfield - the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases
|2.||center field - the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield|
position - (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
baseball team - a team that plays baseball
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