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left field

The metaphorical origin of something uncommon, unpopular, or otherwise strange. Often used in the phrase "out of left field." Well, that suggestion is certainly out of left field! How did you come up with that one? Sure, my aunt is really wacky and out in left field, but I love her!
See also: field, left
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Ten years old this year, the Left Field can have a galvanising effect.
McGown got the rally started with a lead-off single to left field.
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In addition to the prominent left field sign, Canon continues to receive exposure on signage behind home plate during the top of the sixth inning.
Jeff Innamorati opened the inning with a walk and, after an out, Mariani singled to left field.
In 2004, Canon increased its presence at Yankee Stadium with an outfield billboard sign measuring 32 feet long and 8 feet high on the left field wall, further enhancing the Company's brand presence for millions of fans.
Highlighted by a new Canon sign measuring 32 feet long and 8 feet high on the left field wall, the Company's brand presence continues to reach millions of Yankees fans.
1) A Dodgers fan on a cellphone doesn't distract Padres' Dave Roberts from catching a fly ball in left field.
A new structure in left field will include a second large ProStar(R) video display.
Lopez drove the ball into the gap in left field, where Darin Erstad Lopez's drive in to the short gap in left field was metby center fielder Darin Erstad.
It will be mounted on a structure in the ballpark's left field with installation scheduled to be substantially completed early in 2004.