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n. Abbr. OF Baseball
A player who defends left, center, or right field.
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(ˈaʊtˌfil dər)

one of the players, esp. in baseball, stationed in the outfield.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outfielder - (baseball) a person who plays in the outfieldoutfielder - (baseball) a person who plays in the outfield
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
fielder - a member of the baseball team that is in the field instead of at bat
right fielder - the person who plays right field
center fielder, centerfielder - the person who plays center field
left fielder - the person who plays left field
2.outfielder - a fielder in cricket who is stationed in the outfield
fieldsman, fielder - a member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting
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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands: Seattle Mariners outfielder Greg Halman was stabbed to death early Monday and his brother was arrested as a suspect, Dutch police said.
Bourn, who is hitting .303 and leads the majors with 39 stolen bases, heads to Atlanta in exchange for outfielder Jordan Schafer and minor-league pitchers Brett Oberholtzer, Paul Clemens and Juan Abreu.
The All-Star outfielder snapped an 0-for-16 hitless streak.
New research from Brown University of Providence, R.I., supports a long-standing theory about how outfielders catch fly balls.