- the area in the outfield behind the third baseman and shortstop
- the defensive position of the outfielder () who plays there
See left field in American Heritage Dictionary 4
a. The third of the outfield that is to the left, looking from home plate.
b. The position played by the left fielder.
- Informal A position far from the center or mainstream, as of opinion or reason: opinions that are out in left field.
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