Definition of right field in English:

right field

Syllabification: right field
(also right)


  • 1The part of the outfield to the right of center field from the perspective of home plate: a ball hit to right field
    More example sentences
    • I hit a fastball to right field that barely cleared the fence.
    • The Mets had Jay Payton on first base in the second inning and one out, when Vance Wilson looped a fly ball to right field.
    • Tony Taylor hit a line drive to right field, and Rusty Staub caught it on the run.
  • 1.1The position of the defensive player stationed in right field: he first gained attention while playing right field
    More example sentences
    • Vladimir Guerrero plays your old position, right field, but doesn't always display a command of fundamentals.
    • He can play all four infield positions and left and right field.
    • He acquired left-handed-hitting platoon players for first base in Randall Simon and right field in Matt Stairs.


right fielder

More example sentences
  • In 1999, a fan in Milwaukee's County Stadium leaped out of the stands to tackle Houston Astros right fielder Bill Spiers.
  • ‘You just try to make the transition easier for them,’ Seattle right fielder Jay Buhner says.
  • Williams agreed to do so, hoping to re-establish what had been a solid relationship with his All-Star right fielder.

More definitions of right field

Definition of right field in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space