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Bear Nine Has Two-handed Pitcher 1927


Earl Jacobson - University of California

Bear Nine Has Two-handed Pitcher

Oakland Tribune,  6 feb 1927

An Ambidextrous pitcher of high calibre is one of the leading candidates for a hurlers' job on the University of California, according to Coach Carl Zamloch.

Earl Jacobson, from last year's freshman diamond nine, is a right-handed hurler who can put a glove on his other hand and throw them almost as well.

Zamlock declares that he will attempt to develop Jacobson's talens along this line, pointing out the deceptive value against a left-handed batter.

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