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  • n  a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
  • n  a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    their pitcher was a southpaw

  • The Devil himself was considered a southpaw, and he and other evil spirits were always conjured up by left-handed gestures.
  • The promising southpaw didn't leave home for Paris, and intensive training, until 1990, when at 19, far from family, friends and acquaintances she fought off loneliness by .
  • Entry you'll never see: The Phillies topped the Mets last night 4-0, paced by a two-hitter from ace southpaw Cole Hamels.
News & Articles

  • DeNato shuts down Louisville
    The junior southpaw fired a complete-game shutout as IU beat Louisville 2-0 to win its first College World Series game Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park.
    June 17, 2013 - Indiana Daily Student
  • Lannan faces former team for first start in two months
    After eight years in the Nationals organization, Phillies southpaw John Lannan will make his first start against his former team on Monday at Citizens Bank Park. Dan Haren starts for Washington.
    June 17, 2013 - Philadelphia Phillies
  • Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers 'making progress' on record contract extension
    Kershaw is under contract for $11 million in 2013. The southpaw is eligible for arbitration in 2014, then is scheduled for free agency following the 2014 season.
    June 16, 2013 - Philly.com
Quotes

  • Ricky Hatton in SkySports
    It's a tough fight, he's a southpaw, he's very, very quick, he's a decent puncher, but this is my division,Hatton said. "I've only lost one in 46 fights and that was up to welterweight, I won a world title at welterweight but it's clear...
  • Kendall Grove in Toronto Sun
    I didn't expect him to take me down,Grove said. "He is a dangerous southpaw and he showed some good jiu-jitsu tonight. He was hanging his head low over me, so I threw an upkick. I felt like his tempo changed after I landed that kick. It...
  • Jason Litzau in USA Today
    He's the champ, but I'm going to get even better from this fight,said Litzau, from St. Paul, Minn. "I didn't want to fight a southpaw, but I wanted to do this for my family. I'm not going to get on a bicycle and give you a sleeper for...

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