Definition of center fielder in US English:

center fielder

noun

Baseball
  • See center field

    • ‘Forget the fact that Upton has no real home yet - he's either a shortstop, third baseman or centerfielder, depending on who you ask - because his bat will play anywhere.’
    • ‘Ten years ago, he had been a basketball guard and baseball shortstop / centerfielder at Wheaton College in Illinois.’
    • ‘Murphy was a Gold-Glove centerfielder who was shifted to right-field when he got older.’
    • ‘Last time I was at Wrigley Field, the team had a different catcher, a different first basemen, second basemen, shortstop, centerfielder, right fielder, and set-up man than they did last night.’
    • ‘Their catcher, first baseman, shortstop, third baseman, centerfielder, and designated hitter all rank among the top four at their position in the minors.’