Definition of baseman in US English:


nounPlural basemen

  • A fielder designated to cover first, second, or third base.

    • ‘Would big-league baseball tell second basemen they can't make a play on the shortstop side of the bag?’
    • ‘The fatigue factor was greatest for throwing infielders - second basemen, third basemen and shortstops.’
    • ‘Along the way, he set league records for most home runs and RBI by a second baseman.’
    • ‘That entails getting a first basemen, second basemen, left fielder, and more if possible to create a better lineup.’
    • ‘Are there any current major-league third basemen you model yourself after?’