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Where did the baseball term 'shortstop' originate?

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Origination of the Term Shortstop. I have always heard a couple of different answers to this question. The one that I think makes the most sense requires you to know that there used to be 4 outfielders and 3 basemen. In 1849, DL Adams invented the
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The origin of the baseball word shortstop possibly comes from the sport cricket. In cricket, there is a term 'longstop.' Shortstops in baseball play defense between ...
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