baseball player

Definitions of baseball player
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n an athlete who plays baseball

Synonyms:
ballplayer
Examples:
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Henry Louis Aaron
United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
Lawrence Peter Berra
United States baseball player (born 1925)
Joseph Paul DiMaggio
United States professional baseball player noted for his batting ability (1914-1999)
Henry Louis Gehrig
baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
Mickey Charles Mantle
United States baseball player (1931-1997)
Willie Howard Mays Jr.
United States baseball player (born in 1931)
John Joseph McGraw
United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
Stanley Frank Musial
United States baseball player (born in 1920)
Leroy Robert Paige
United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
Jack Roosevelt Robinson
United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)
George Herman Ruth
United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
Theodore Samuel Williams
United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)
Carl Yastrzemski
United States baseball player (born in 1939)
Danton True Young
United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
Types:
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base runner, runner
a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
batsman, batter, hitter, slugger
(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
fielder
a member of the baseball team that is in the field instead of at bat
little leaguer
a player between 8 and 12 years of age who is a member of a little-league team
big leaguer, major leaguer
a member of a major-league baseball team
bush leaguer, minor leaguer
a player on a minor-league baseball team
hurler, pitcher, twirler
(baseball) the person who does the pitching
utility man
a baseball player valued for the ability to play at several positions
bunter
a batter who bunts
designated hitter
a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher
infielder
(baseball) a person who plays a position in the infield
left hander, left-handed pitcher, left-hander, lefthander, lefty, southpaw
a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
outfielder
(baseball) a person who plays in the outfield
right-handed pitcher, right-hander
(baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand
pinch hitter
(baseball) a substitute for the regular batter
fireman, relief pitcher, reliever
a pitcher who does not start the game
screwballer
(baseball) a pitcher who throws screwballs
starting pitcher
(baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game
switch-hitter
a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
whiffer
a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike
Type of:
athlete, jock
a person trained to compete in sports
participant, player
a person who participates in or is skilled at some game

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