noun Sports.
one of the players, especially in baseball, stationed in the outfield.

1855–60, Americanism; outfield + -er1

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outfield (ˈaʊtˌfiːld)
1.  cricket Compare infield the area of the field relatively far from the pitch; the deep
2.  baseball
 a.  the area of the playing field beyond the lines connecting first, second, and third bases
 b.  Compare infield the positions of the left fielder, centre fielder, and right fielder taken collectively
3.  agriculture farmland most distant from the farmstead

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And for the outfielder, it can provide important clues to where the ball will
But the rookie outfielder was waved out before he reached the plate.
No outfielder may cross the outer circle until the ball is kicked.
Thankfully his doctors say the outfielder's prognosis for recovery is excellent.
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