Center Field

  • (noun): The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on center field, field:

Will Venable - Professional Career - Major League Baseball
... in 2010, some experts questioned whether he would be a long-term solution in center field for the team ... the Oakland Athletics, Venable shared right field with Kyle Blanks. 493.2 of his 643 innings were spent in right field and only 117 in center field ...
Swayne Field
... Swayne Field was a minor league baseball park in Toledo, Ohio ... - first base), Detroit Avenue (southeast - right field), Council Street (northeast - left field) and railroad tracks (northwest - third base) ... Field dimensions initially were 360 feet down the left field line, 482 feet to center field, and 327 to right field ...
Polo Grounds - Center Field
... ball hit by the Cleveland Indians' Vic Wertz into deep center field, a catch which, in the words of NBC television sports announcer Jack Brickhouse, "must ... Leiber had hit a long fly ball to deep center field that DiMaggio caught in the runway, perhaps 430-440 from the plate, and his momentum carried him partway up the clubhouse steps ... hit many of his early signature blasts at the Polo Grounds, reaching the center field seats on several occasions ...
History Of Wrigley Field - Weeghman Park and The Federal League (1913–1915)
... grandstand sweeping from right field behind home plate to near the left field corner ... The dimensions of the original playing field along the foul lines were quite short ... The distance from home plate to the right field brick fence along Sheffield Avenue was around 300 feet at the foul line ...
History Of Wrigley Field - "Beautiful Wrigley Field" (1932–1981) - Construction of The Bleachers (1937)
... Wrigley Field is known for the Boston ivy (Parthenocissus tricuspidata) planted against the outfield wall in 1937 by Bill Veeck, whose father had been team president until his 1933 ... ever hit the scoreboard indeed, very few home runs have even landed in the "upper deck" of the center field bleachers ... look more symmetrical and graceful, the plans called for extending the left field bleachers to a point closer to the corner ...

More definitions of "center field":

  • (noun): The piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher.
    Synonyms: center

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