out left field

left field

noun
1.
Baseball.
a.
the area of the outfield to the left of center field, as viewed from home plate.
b.
the position of the player covering this area.
2.
Slang. a position or circumstance that is remote from an ordinary or general trend.
Idioms
3.
out in left field, Slang. completely mistaken; wrong.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism

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left field

noun
1. the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left; "the batter flied out to left" 
2. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the left third of the outfield (looking from home plate) 
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