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first baseman

noun, Baseball.
the player whose position is first base.
Origin of first baseman
1855-60, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Plucky captain and first-baseman of the Harvard nine looks for a victory over the Tigers.

    The Arrival of Jimpson Ralph Henry Barbour
  • first-baseman started back for it, and the pitcher ran to cover first.

    Weatherby's Inning Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Billings hit a short grounder to first-baseman who scooped it up and tagged the bag before the batsman was half-way toward it.

    Weatherby's Inning Ralph Henry Barbour

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