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The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

Harold Baines was a lefthanded throwing outfielder and designated hitter who played 22 years in the majors (1980-2001), 14 years with the Chicago White Sox and the rest with 4 other teams. 

Baines finished his career with 2866 hits (47th all-time) in 9908 at bats (33rd all-time) and a .289 batting average.  He had 4604 total bases (43rd all time), 488 doubles (74th all-time), 384 home runs (67th all-time) and 1628 RBI (34th all-time).  Baines is a six time all-star and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019.

​All-Time Greatest Lefthanded Batters

Harold Baines

Other Great Lefthanded Batters

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