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Infield is a sports term whose definition depends on the sport in whose context it is used.


In baseball the baseball diamond plus a region beyond it, has both grass and dirt, in contrast to the more distant, usually grass-covered outfield. It also refers to the defensive unit of players that are positioned in the region: first baseman, second baseman, shortstop, third baseman and sometimes including the catcher & pitcher who are as a tandem often referred to separately as the battery.


In cricket infield is a central oval on the cricket field, the reference point for fielding restrictions in short forms of the game; in contrast to the more distant outfield


Infield can refer to a region inside a closed horse racing or auto racing track, or to an area encircled by the track of a roller coaster.