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 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.
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 have proven to be excellent defenders, as pitchers, first-basemen, or outfielders.
Joey Votto, Freddie Freeman, Charlie Blackmon, Michael Brantley,
Bryce Harper, Anthony Rizzo, Christian Yelich, Cody Bellinger...
The 2022 MLB Season
***Current best based on career statistics prior to start of 2022 MLB Season***