Baseball Player Positions

In this chapter, we will learn about the player positions on a baseball team and their roles on the field.

Baseball Player Positions

Teams must have a pitcher and catcher who stand on the pitcher's mound and catcher's box respectively. Although not required, it is highly recommended that baseball team follow convention with the player positions. It is interesting to note that as long as a fielder is standing in fair territory, they can position themselves anywhere on the field.

Baseball Team

What We'll Be Learning

We'll walk you through every player position and discuss their roles on the field step by step in this chapter. There are nine (9) fielding positions you should know:

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our baseball glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to baseball player positions:

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