from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A left-handed person, especially a left-handed baseball pitcher.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who is left-handed, especially in sports.
- n. A left-handed pitcher.
- n. A left-handed writer who, instead of mirroring right-handed writers, turn his or her hand upsidedown in order to put the writing implement in the same position as right-handed writers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Using the left hand in pitching; said of a pitcher.
- n. A pitcher who pitches with the left hand.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
I have the CDL in southpaw and use it for just about everything.
Macha brought in southpaw Ricardo Rincon (1-1), whose first offering was belted off the right field wall by Darin Erstad, plating two and tying the game, 4-4.
Who's the most dangerous when a southpaw is on the mound?
On Sept. 6 the southpaw is scheduled to undergo the last of three operations he needed to correct the condition.
This incredible southpaw is being heavily recruited from coast to coast.
I don't know its derivation, but just the sound of it -- "southpaw" -- it doesn't make you wish you'd been born one.
He is tough and a southpaw, which is always trouble for orthodox fighters.
But the southpaw was able to avert further trouble as he got both Sean Casey and Wily Mo Pena to foul out.
The southpaw is a couple years off of Tommy John and threw almost 200 innings and had over 160 Ks. At 32, he might be poised to get even better.
So far the decision to be a southpaw has been a good one.