Definition of center field
1 : the position of the player for defending center field
2 : the part of the baseball outfield between right and left field
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.
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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