Saturday, March 16, 2013

John Rogers - Ambidextrous pitcher and architect

John Rogers
Garman Club of Boston's Hub League


John Rogers was an architect and an ambidextrous pitcher, who had offers to play pro baseball in the 1930s.


Ambidextrous Pitcher Puzzles Hub Batters
The Toledo News-Bee - Sep 14, 1933

Boston -- Batters facing Pitcher John Rogers never know whether the ball is coming form the port, or starboard side. He's ambidextrous -- both in his vocation as an architect and on the mound as pitcher for the Garman club of Boston's Hub league.

Recently in a game with the South Boston Braves he fanned 13. He has both minor and major league offers, but they do not interest him.

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