Simple Definition of shortstop
baseball : the player who defends the area between second and third base
Full Definition of shortstop
1 : the player position in baseball for defending the infield area on the third-base side of second base
2 : the player stationed in the shortstop position
First Known Use of shortstop
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SHORTSTOP Defined for Kids
Definition of shortstop for Students
: a baseball infielder whose position is between second and third base
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