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'''Catcher''': The defensive player whose position is directly behind home plate.
In [[baseball]], a '''Catcher''' (also known as a receiver) is the player to whom the pitcher delivers.  [[Mike Piazza]] is a famous putative example.
== References ==
== References ==
*[http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/baseball/beginners/glossary.html Baseball Glossary] WETA.
*[https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/baseball/beginners/glossary.html Baseball Glossary] WETA.
*[http://www.nocryinginbaseball.com/glossary/glossary.html Baseball Glossary OF TERMS]  
*[http://www.nocryinginbaseball.com/glossary/glossary.html Baseball Glossary OF TERMS]  
*[http://www.baseball-reference.com/about/pitch_glossary.shtml Pitching Glossary]
*[http://www.baseball-reference.com/about/pitch_glossary.shtml Pitching Glossary]

Latest revision as of 23:55, 8 April 2019

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In baseball, a Catcher (also known as a receiver) is the player to whom the pitcher delivers. Mike Piazza is a famous putative example.


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