The 2022 MLB Season
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.
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 in major league baseball.
*Current best based on career accomplishments, not just their most recent years.
Lefthanders have always played and will continue to play a prominent role in baseball,
but the ongoing bias that still prevents them from playing all positions on the baseball diamond
limits the opportunities for lefthanded children to learn to play and enjoy playing the game.
Lefty Grove, Carl Hubbell, Warren Spahn, Whitey Ford, Sandy Koufax, Steve Carlton, Tom Glavine, and Randy Johnson are among the best ever.
Starters-Clayton Kershaw, David Price, Madison Bumgarner, Chris Sale...
Relievers-Aroldis Chapman, Zach Britton, Sean Doolittle, Brad Hand...
Lefthanded throwers can be very good defenders, as pitchers, first-basemen, or outfielders.
Joey Votto, Freddie Freeman, Charlie Blackmon, Michael Brantley,
Bryce Harper, Anthony Rizzo, Christian Yelich, Cody Bellinger...