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right field

noun, Baseball.
the area of the outfield to the right of center field, as viewed from home plate.
the position of the player covering this area.
Origin of right field
1855-60, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But this time he found the second ball that came to him and hit it safely into right-field, and Regan took second.

    Weatherby's Inning Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Of the three fielding positions, right-field is by far the most important.

    Outdoor Sports and Games Claude H. Miller
  • The hit was one of his famous drives close to the right-field foul-line.

    The Young Pitcher Zane Grey
  • Ken saw Reddy Ray go to bat and drive the ball against the right-field fence.

    The Young Pitcher Zane Grey
  • Patten went out to right-field, stifled his disappointment and "played ball."

    The Crimson Sweater Ralph Henry Barbour
  • "If Patten goes back to first you may get his place at right-field," suggested the youngest boy.

    The Crimson Sweater Ralph Henry Barbour
  • The next fellow up, however, sent out a long fly to right-field which Blair unaccountably muffed.

    Under Boy Scout Colors Joseph Bushnell Ames
  • The left-fielder is expected to back up the second and third bases on a throw from first base or right-field.

    Base-Ball John M. Ward
  • He stepped straight, swung with an even, powerful swing, and he hit the first ball clear over the right-field bleachers.

    The Young Pitcher Zane Grey

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