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Encyclopedia > Starting lineup

A starting lineup in sports refers to the set of players actively participating in the event when the game begins. The players in the starting lineup are commonly referred to as starters, whereas the others are substitutes or bench players. Tug of war is an easily organized, impromptu game that requires little equipment. ...


The starters are commonly the best players on the team at their respective positions. Consequently, there is often a bit of prestige that is associated with being a starter. In both baseball and basketball, it is common for players' positions to be denoted by a number as well as by a name. In that instance, the associated number is used as well. If a common abbreviation is known, the abbreviation is listed after the associated number. Prestige means good reputation or high esteem. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ...

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Baseball starting lineup

The starting lineup in baseball comprises either nine or ten players. In the National League of Major League Baseball, there are nine players in the starting lineup and all players bat. American League teams have the option of using a designated hitter (DH) in place of the pitcher in the batting order. The DH does not play when the team is on defense. A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the National League, is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada (until 2005 when the Montreal Expos moved to Washington) and the worlds oldest extant professional team sports league. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Barry Bonds batting Photo:Agência Brasil In baseball, batting is the act of facing the opposing pitcher and trying to produce offense for ones team. ... American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... David Ortiz standing in the batters box as a designated hitter in a 2006 game. ... mcv ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

  1. P - Pitcher
  2. C - Catcher
  3. 1B - First baseman
  4. 2B - Second baseman
  5. 3B - Third baseman
  6. SS - Shortstop
  7. LF - Left fielder
  8. CF - Center fielder
  9. RF - Right Fielder
  10. DH - Designated hitter

mcv ... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... The position of the first baseman First base redirects here. ... The position of the second baseman Second base redirects here. ... The position of the third baseman Third base redirects here. ... The position of the shortstop Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and third base. ... The position of the left fielder A left fielder, abbreviated LF, is an outfielder in the sport of baseball who plays defense in left field. ... The position of the center fielder A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in center field - the baseball fielding position between left field and right field (e. ... The position of the right fielder A right fielder, abbreviated RF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in right field (e. ... David Ortiz standing in the batters box as a designated hitter in a 2006 game. ...

Basketball starting lineup

The starting lineup on a basketball team usually comprises five positions: Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ...

  1. PG - Point guard
  2. SG - Shooting guard
  3. SF - Small forward
  4. PF - Power forward
  5. C - Center

This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Shooting guard (SG), also known as “two guard” or “off guard”,[1] is one of five traditional positions on a basketball team. ... LeBron James is one of the premier players listed at small forward. ... Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... The center is one of the standard positions in a regulation basketball game. ...

Ice hockey starting lineup

In ice hockey, a team starts out with six players on the ice: Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ...

Defence (defense in the U.S.A.) in hockey is a player position with a primary responsibility to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. ... This article is about the goaltender in ice hockey. ... Centre in hockey is a forward position of a player whose primary zone of play on the ice is down the centre of the area. ... Winger in hockey is a forward position of a player whose primary zone of play on the ice is along the outer playing area. ... Winger in hockey is a forward position of a player whose primary zone of play on the ice is along the outer playing area. ...

Association football (soccer) starting lineup

The most common starting lineup in soccer is called 4-4-2 and consists of: Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ...

A goalkeeper. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...

Netball starting lineup

In netball, a team starts with seven players on the court: Netball is a sport similar to and derived from basketball, and was originally known in its country of origin, the United States, as womens basketball. Invented by Clara Gregory Baer[1], a pioneer in womens sport, it is now the pre-eminent womens team sport (both as... Netball is a sport similar to and derived from basketball, and was originally known in its country of origin, the United States, as womens basketball. Invented by Clara Gregory Baer[1], a pioneer in womens sport, it is now the pre-eminent womens team sport (both as...

  1. GS - Goal Shooter
  2. GA - Goal Attack
  3. WA - Wing Attack
  4. C - Centre
  5. WD - Wing Defence
  6. GD - Goal Defence
  7. GK - Goal Keeper

Australian rules football starting lineup

In Australian rules football, a team starts with eighteen plays on the field: High marking is a key skill and spectator attribute of Aussie Rules Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the key skill in Aussie Rules Football Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy is a code of football... High marking is a key skill and spectator attribute of Aussie Rules Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the key skill in Aussie Rules Football Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy is a code of football...

  1. F - Three forwards (one full-forward, two forward pockets)
  2. HF - Three half forwards (one centre-half forward, two half-forward flanks)
  3. C - Three centres (one centre, two wing-men)
  4. HB - Three half backs (one centre-half back, two half-back flanks)
  5. B - Three backs (one full-back, two back pockets)
  6. Fol - Three followers (one ruck-man, one ruck-rover, one rover)

In Pokemon, a team usually will usually comprise of the following, though teams can vary greatly:

  1. Physcial Sweeper, may or may not be Choice-banded
  2. Special Sweeper
  3. Wall
  4. Tank / Hazer / Pseudo-hazer
  5. Back-up sweeper, or additional support
  6. Back-up sweeper, or additional support

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