​​​​​​​​​​LEFTHANDED BASEBALL

The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

​Lefthanded Outfielders have won the Gold Glove Award

82 out of the 381 times it has been offered.

Steve Finley won 5 times over 10 years from 1995-2004.

Tony Gwynn won 5 out of 6 years from 1986-1991.

Jason Hayward has won 5 times, in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Kenny Lofton won 4 years in a row from 1993 to 1996.

Cesar Geronimo won 4 years in a row from 1974-1977.

Fred Lynn won 4 times, in 1975. 1978. 1979 and 1980.

Willie Davis won 3 years in a row from 1971 to 1973.

Carlos Gonzalez won 3 years, in 2010, 2012, and 2013.

Nick Markakis won 3 times, in 2011, 2014, and 2018.

Ender Inciarte won 3 times, in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Darrin Erstad won 3 gold gloves, 2 as an outfielder and 1 as a first-baseman from 2000-2004.

Grady Sizemore won 2 years in a row, in 2007 and 2008.

Gerardo Parra won 2 times, in 2011 and 2013.

Other Lefthanded Gold Glove Winning Outfielders in the National League...Vada Pinson in 1961, Andre Ethier in 2011, David Peralta in 2019, Cody Bellinger in 2019, and Trent Grisham in 2020.

In the American League...Ricky Henderson in 1981, Shawn Green in 1999, Carl Crawford in 2010, Jacoby Ellsbury in 2011, Cole Calhoun in 2015, and Brett Gardner in 2016.

Ken Griffey Jr. won the American League Gold Glove Award 10 years in a row from 2001-2009.  He won 7 Silver Slugger Awards and was voted to 13 All-Star Games during that same time.

Barry Bonds won the National League Gold Glove Award 8 out of 9 years from 1990-1998.  He won 12 Silver Slugger Award and was voted to 14 All-Star Game during that same time.

Click here for more about Bonds and Griffey and their hitting prowess

Jim Edmonds won a total of 8 times, including 6 years in a row from 2000-2005.  He finished his career with 437 doubles, 393 home runs, 1199 runs batted in, and a .284 batting average.

​Lefthanded ​Gold Glove Winning Outfielders

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