Fielders Choice Defined


What is a “Fielders Choice” in Baseball?

“There’s a thing in baseball called a “fielders choice” the dictionary defines a fielder’s choice as a play made on a ground ball in which the fielder chooses to put out an advancing runner, allowing the batter to reach first base safely. What it really means is if you choose to get one guy, the other guy gets away… Choices are a lot like that, if you choose. That turned out to be true for me..

-Brad Williams , teenage protagonist in “Fielders Choice.”Image