The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball
Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Reggie Jackson, Tony Gwynn, Barry Bonds, and Ken Griffey Jr. are among the best ever.
Lefty Grove, Carl Hubbell, Warren Spahn, Whitey Ford, Sandy Koufax, Steve Carlton, Tom Glavine, and Randy Johnson are among the best ever.
Lefthanded throwers have proven to be excellent defenders, as pitchers, first-basemen, or outfielders.
Veterans aging gracefully
and young rising stars
The 2023 MLB regular season is in the stretch run, and Lefthanded Baseball is the best source
of information and statistics on your favorite lefthanded batters and lefthanded pitchers.
Still no lefthanded catchers, second-basemen, shortstops, or third-basemen at any level of professional baseball.
Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers continue to play a prominent role in baseball,
but ongoing bias still prevents lefthanded children from playing all the fielding positions
and limits the opportunities for more lefthanders to learn, to participate, and to enjoy playing baseball.