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Synonyms for righthander

a person who uses the right hand more skillfully than the left

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The Mumbai righthander has not been short of detractors who mockingly called him " classy" and pointed out his tendency to throw his wicket after hitting a few sparkling boundaries.
That caused the Brit to run wide at the sweeping righthander of the Parabolica corner, exacerbating the problem.
Cody Hoff, a 6-foot-3 righthander from Yreka, Calif.
BOSTON -- Boston righthander Clay Buchholz took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and struck out 11 as the Red Sox blanked the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 on Sunday at Fenway Park.
It was such a vicious righthander many American pundits immediately labelled it the "punch of the century".
Though Corrigan's eligible for the 60-plus, the righthander handles the left-side duties for his team while lefty Kirk roams the front looking for fly shots with his long reach.
For a righthander, for instance, if the ball falls left, the putter face is closed or the swing path is out to in; if the ball falls right, the putter face is open or the swing path is in to out.
It is then on into Hangar Straight, courtesy of the two aircraft hangars that originally stood next to it, which leads into the righthander at Stowe, derived from the Stowe School to the south of the circuit.
These days, Bulgaria has Grigor Dimitrov, a 19-year-old up-and-comer on the men's side, along with Tsvetana Pironkova, the 22-year-old righthander who yesterday advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals with her 6-2, 6-3 upset of world No.
The deal is said to be worth $1 million if the veteran righthander makes the club out of spring training.
Facing hard-throwing Tigers righthander Justin Verlander, Morales fouled off several fastballs before depositing a breaking ball into the right-centerfield seats.
Even captain Michael Vaughan has been forced to admit: "It's a worry, because I want to see Steve back bowling at 85mph plus and getting the ball to go away from the righthander and getting the ball in decent areas.
The ace righthander (a leftie, presumably, would have been vetoed) was a Houston Astro in January 1986, when he went to Honduras with former Yale first baseman Bush.
Don Baylor, whom Steinbrenner recently traded to the Boston Red Sox, had this to say about his former boss: "It's tough enough facing a hardthrowing righthander without worrying about an owner saying you couldn't hit righthanders.
Righthander Vince Velasquez, another rotation candidate, was placed on the disabled list with a bruised finger on his pitching hand.