Opposite of outfield. In baseball, the infield is the area roughly within the base path diamond which is ninety feet long on each side.

Also can refer to the area inside a racetrack oval.

In*field" (?), v. t.

To inclose, as a field.

[R.]

 

© Webster 1913.


In"field` (?), n.

1.

Arable and manured land kept continually under crop; -- distinguished from outfield.

[Scotland]

Jamieson.

2. Baseball

The diamond; -- opposed to outfield. See Diamond, n., 5.

 

© Webster 1913.

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