third sacker

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Noun1.third sacker - (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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Perhaps as cosmic payback, the Padres in 1989 lost two significant offensive players from their unprotected list, as the Twins relieved them of outfielder Shane Mack and the Phillies took third sacker Dave Hollins.
By 1950, Cullinane was in the midst of his last season of professional baseball and yielded his playing time to Smith who took over as the Glovers' regular third sacker. Not only was his performance at his new position extraordinary, Forest was effective with the bat, hitting .288 with 13 home runs in 137 games.
Confident in their ability to make good, Mack assigned [Heinie] Heitmuller, the big California outfielder, "Home-run" Baker, his sensational third sacker, and catcher [Jack] Lapp, who has shown ability, to the veteran combination." (4)
CRAIG NETTLES, former New York Yankee third sacker: "When I was a little boy, I wanted to be a baseball player and join the circus.
Louis Cardinals all-star third sacker who trains in St.
It took a great Canadian and several million of his less-exalted countrymen to send Toronto Blue Jays third sacker Josh Donaldson to the 2015 All-Star Game.
BA SA H 2B R RBI *.358 .631 215 *54 *141 123 Third Base, Mike Schmidt, 1980--Leading the Phillies to their only World Series victory is almost enough to put the preeminent third sacker on this list.
Ennis threw to third sacker Willie "Puddin' Head" Jones to catch Bell going first to third, but the throw was too late.
This fellow Billy Hopke, the Indianapolis third sacker, is about as keen an infielder as I have ever seen.
3B--Fern Shollenberger, the four-time All-Star third sacker who hit .268