Associations to the word «Shortstop»

Wiktionary

SHORTSTOP, noun. (baseball) The infield defensive player that stands between the second baseman and the third baseman.
SHORTSTOP, noun. (figuratively) A nimble defender.

Dictionary definition

SHORTSTOP, noun. (baseball) the person who plays the shortstop position.
SHORTSTOP, noun. The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base.

Wise words

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