Examples of center field in a Sentence
a fly ball to center field
She used to be a shortstop but now she plays center field.
Recent Examples of center field from the Web
Robinson figures to be the backup in center field to DeShields, but can play just about anywhere.
And Evans’ most crucial decision at the moment — what to do about center field — cuts to the heart of this discussion.
With Jon Jay gone, the best guess entering spring training is Almora and Happ will share center field while Zobrist will share left with Schwarber and right with Heyward while also seeing some time at second base.
The final crushing blow came from Luis Gonzalez, who hit a bloop single into center field.
This time, however, Altman dropped the ball right over the second baseman’s head into shallow center field.
Chase Field is home of baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks and the field is set up with one end zone along the first-base line and the other in left and center field.
Kipnis played some center field late in the season.
And while Marlins Park has a home run sculpture in center field after the home team hits a home run, the Brewers have a gigantic slide their mascot Bernie Brewer rides down after the home team hits one out of the yard.
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First Known Use of center field
CENTER FIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of center field for English Language Learners
: the part of the baseball outfield between right field and left field; also : the position of the player defending center field
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