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- the base to the right of the pitcher, the third of the four bases that a base runner attempts to reach safely
- the defensive position played by the third baseman
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noun BaseballThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The third of the bases on the diamond counterclockwise from home plate; the last base to be reached by a runner before home plate.
- The position played by the third baseman.