Shortstop Short"stop`, n. (Baseball) The player stationed in the field bewtween the second and third bases. [1913 Webster]

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  • Shortstop — Shortstop, abbreviated SS , is the baseball fielding position between second and third base. Shortstop is often regarded as the most dynamic defensive position in baseball, because there are more right handed hitters in baseball than left handed… …   Wikipedia

  • shortstop — (n.) 1837, from SHORT (Cf. short) (adj.) + STOP (Cf. stop). In cricket, there also is a longstop …   Etymology dictionary

  • shortstop — ☆ shortstop [shôrt′stäp΄ ] n. Baseball 1. the infielder who plays on the left side of the infield near second base and often covers second base 2. the defensive position played by this infielder …   English World dictionary

  • Shortstop — Position des Shortstop Shortstop, abgekürzt SS, ist die Position im Baseball zwischen der zweiten und dritten Base. Der Shortstop wird oftmals als die dynamischste Defensivposition des Baseballs erachtet, da es deutlich mehr rechtshändige als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shortstop — Posición del shortstop en el campo de béisbol En béisbol, se llama parador en corto o campocorto o torpedero según el país (shortstop en inglés, abreviado SS) a aquel jugador que ocupa la posición entre la segunda y tercera bases. Esta posición… …   Wikipedia Español

  • shortstop — noun a) The infield defensive player that stands between the second baseman and the third baseman. The shortstop ranged deep into the hole to make the stop. b) A nimble defender. Ill play shortstop when we make our proposal …   Wiktionary

  • shortstop — UK [ˈʃɔː(r)tˌstɒp] / US [ˈʃɔrtˌstɑp] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms shortstop : singular shortstop plural shortstops a baseball position on the field between second and third base, or a player who plays in this position …   English dictionary

  • shortstop — noun Date: 1857 1. the player position in baseball for defending the infield area on the third base side of second base 2. the player stationed in the shortstop position …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shortstop — Arrêt court Au baseball, un arrêt court (AC) (shortstop en anglais, terme également utilisé en Europe) est un joueur placé entre le deuxième but et le troisième but. Position dynamique en raison du grand nombre de joueurs droitiers, les arrêt… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • shortstop — /shawrt stop /, n. 1. Baseball. a. the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and third base. b. a fielder who covers this position. 2. Also called shortstop bath. Photog. See stop bath. [1835 45, Amer.; SHORT +… …   Universalium

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