nonpitcher

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ pitcher

Noun[edit]

nonpitcher (plural nonpitchers)

  1. (baseball) A player who is not a pitcher and therefore is required to bat
    • 2007 April 23, The Associated Press, “With Only Hitting to Focus on, Sheffield Has Found Himself in an Early Slump”, in New York Times[1]:
      Sheffield was the only Tigers nonpitcher who did not play in Sunday’s game.