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a first, second, or third baseman.
Contemporary Examples

Kids, like young Paul Hemphill, went speechless in the presence of Fred Hatfield the third baseman.
The Great Paul Hemphill Celebrates the Long Gone Birmingham Barons Paul Hemphill March 28, 2014

Kelly, who graduated from Pitt in 1933, should easily waltz past Colorado Rockies third baseman Ty Wigginton’s UNC Asheville.
March Madness: Which Celebrity Alumni Will Win? Michael Solomon March 16, 2011

“Ted just had that natural ability,” said Hall of Fame second baseman Bobby Doerr.
The Myth of Innate Genius David Shenk May 12, 2011

Seriously: why no profile of White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis, probably the most visible Jew in contemporary sports?
Redeeming ‘Jewish Jocks’ Spencer Ackerman October 30, 2012

Historical Examples

For the third base it may be advisable to have a signal with the baseman to notify him of a throw.
Base-Ball John M. Ward

There was a laugh at this, and Mackay, the third baseman, looked a little sheepish.
Baseball Joe Around the World Lester Chadwick

It was Pink Northrop, right fielder, who finally recovered it and threw it frantically in to second baseman.
The Lucky Seventh Ralph Henry Barbour

This was Orville Foxhall, second baseman of the Wyndham nine.
Rival Pitchers of Oakdale Morgan Scott

Third baseman smothered it as it arose from the ground for the first bound and threw swiftly.
The Crimson Sweater Ralph Henry Barbour

Then Burkett, the burly first baseman of the Giants, strode to the plate.
Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team Lester Chadwick

noun (pl) -men
(baseball) a fielder positioned near a base


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