lefthander


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Synonyms for lefthander

a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

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For baseball, that means a lefthander should be better than a right-hander for determining where a pitch should go and how the body should function in the delivery.
He pitched more shutouts (64) and complete games (387) than any other lefthander.
Thome is hitless in 12 career at-bats against lefthander Jesse Orosco, who was ready in the Baltimore bullpen.
Whatever the reason, lefthanders have often felt at a disadvantage in a society where everything from can openers to scissors are designed for the right-handed.
A Midland doctor has demolished one of the common explanations for disturbing statistics that seem to show that lefthanders die young.
This day, which was designated by Lefthanders International, was first observed on August 13 1976 and is meant to promote awareness of the inconveniences facing left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world who make up only 7 to 10 per cent of the worlds population including the computer mouse, which is designed for right-handers, scissors, and that many specially made left-handed items cost more.
As many as 57 per cent of lefthanders pass their driving test first time compared with only 47 per cent of right-handers, a poll for the AA Driving School found.
We live a life of put-downs,'' says the president of Lefthanders International.