center field

noun Baseball.
1.
the area of the outfield beyond second base and between right field and left field.
2.
the position of the player covering this area.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism

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center field

noun
1. the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher; "he hit the ball to deep center" 
2. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield 
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Example sentences
Out in shallow center field, three excavators lined up to commence the pull.
The ball climbed on a diagonal line into the vast volume of air over center
  field.
It finally appears to be time to get younger and more athletic, especially at
  shortstop and center field.
No position on a baseball field has as much ground to cover as that of center
  field.
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