Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Very Few Pitchers Were Ambidextrous



Manitowoc Herald-Times 21 May 1923

Baseball History Records Three Twirlers Who Could Use Either Hand in Playing.


Followers of baseball ofttimes have heard about the type of hurler who could pitch a fast ball with either hand and make it curve.

However, few have been in action, and these freak hurlers are seldom seen in organized ball. 



Actually, there were a number of good ambidextrous pitchers, 
but they played in local leagues - not in pro baseball.



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