​​​​​​​​​​LEFTHANDED BASEBALL

The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

Mark Langston won 7 times out of 9 years from 1987 to 1995.

Ron Guidry won 5 times in a row from 1982-1986.  

Kenny Rogers won 5 times out of 7 years from 2000-2006.

Mark Buerhle won 4 times in a row from 2009-2012.

Harvey Haddix won 3 times in a row from 1958 to 1960.

Dallas Keuchel has won 2 times in a row 2014-2015.  

Other Lefthanded Gold Glove Winning Pitchers in the National League...Steve Carlton in 1981, Fernando Valenzuela in 1986, Mike Hampton in 2003, Clayton Kershaw in 2011, and in the American League the only other winner was Johan Santana in 2007.

Jim Kaat won Gold Glove Awards 16 years in a row from 1962-1977, most of those with the Minnesota Twins..  He won 25 games in 1966, and for his career he won 283 games with 237 losses and a 3.45 ERA over 4620 innings over 25 years in the majors.

Bobby Shantz won Gold Glove Awards 8 years in a row from 1957 to 1964.  Shantz was a 24 game winner as a starting pitcher in 1952 successful, but most of his gold glove years were spent as a relief pitcher.  He finished his career with 119 wins, 171 starts, 537 games, and 48 saves.

​Lefthanded Pitchers have won the National League Gold Glove Award 12 out of 59 times,

and the American League Gold Glove Award 40 out of 59 times. 

​Lefthanded ​Gold Glove Winning Pitchers