From politicians to entrepreneurs, from scientists to writers, from artists to athletes, there are countless left-handed celebrities in the world. Former US President Barack Obama, entrepreneur Bill Gates and media tycoon Oprah Winfrey are also left-handed. Do you know any left-handed players who are influential in baseball? If you want to know the answer, please join me in meeting these excellent players.
Top 10 left-handers in Major League Baseball in 25 years
Andy Pettitte is a well-known member of the Core Four. Pettitte is an all-star player who won three league championships in 1996. Because of his brilliance in the Bronx, the C-level executives of the Bomber retired Pettitte’s No. 46 Jersey and used a plaque to make his number immortal in Monument Park.
David Wells is characterized by abrasion. He has been employed in 10 franchises for about 20 years. In 2000, he won the front-runner in the U.S. League and was elected to the All-Star category three times, helping Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees won the World Series championship.
In the mid and late 2000’s, John Santana became the most important pitcher in the sport. Santana was selected four times as an All-Star, leading the American League’s three strikeouts in three separate competitions. The two-time winner of the AL Cy Young Award also won the Triple Crown in 2006 and the Golden Glove Award in 2007.
Jon Lester is very popular with Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs fans. Lester, after overcoming lymphoma, made his debut with the Red Sox on June 10, 2006. Lester, who led 110-63 with Sux, was a member of the team that won the World Championship in 2007. And the left-hander helped North Siders break the 108-year World Series championship record. The 34 years old Lester is still one of the best pitchers in the sport.
Chris Sale, the Boston Red Sox jersey, is probably the most important pitcher in the world. As an employee of the Chicago White Sox team, the 6-foot-6-inch Salle, weighing 180 pounds, entered the competition. The slender left-hander was sent to the Boston Red Sox on December 6, 2016. At the Boston Red Sox, in his first season, he led the U.S. League to three strikeouts. The 29-year-old Sale, a seven-time All-Star, became the fastest 1,500 batters ever on August 30, 2017.
Madison Bumgarner, is six feet five inches tall and 250 pounds. He was an all-star four times and the silver baseball prize winner twice. He was an inestimable member of the three Giants World Series champions. In particular, in the autumn 2014 classic, the towering left-hander beat the Kansas City Royal Team. Bumgarner won the MVP honor and the Associated Press called him “the best male athlete of the year” because of his historic performance with the Royal team.
CC Sabathia is currently the most outstanding starter in Major League Baseball. It created the most victories in a season twice. As of August 2,2018, Sabathia was 243-150, with 2,933 trips and 3.70 self-blame scores.
Tom Glavine has been elected to the National League 10 times and won the championship five times. In addition, Glavine helped the Atlanta Warriors beat the Cleveland Indians in the 1995 World Series and won MVP honors for their autumn outings. Two National League Cy Young Award winners retired with a record of 305-203. Glavine selected by the Los Angeles Kings on July 27, 1984, and became a member of the Hall of Fame.
Clayton Kershaw, the star of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is untouchable. Since its debut on May 25, 2008, Clayton Kershaw has won three National League Cy Young Award awards. May 25, 2015, Kershaw was been known as the second youngest pitcher in Major League history. And he will eventually become the preferred Hall of Fame member.
In the spring training match on March 24, 2001, Randy Johnson’s fastball hit a pigeon fatally. In the past quarter century, Randy Johnson, “The Big Unit” has been selected as an All-Star 10 times and won five Cy Young Awards. More importantly than personal praise, Johnson stifled the powerful New York Yankees offense and allowed the Arizona Rattlesnakes to win the world championship in November 2001. Johnson won ERA 3.29 from 303 to 166 and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2015.
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