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synonyms for southpaw

  • ambilevous
  • awkward
  • clumsy
  • dubious
  • gauche
  • insincere
  • maladroit
  • sinister
  • sinistral
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  • right-handed
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How to use southpaw in a sentence

We turn now to estimating the size of the “southpaw advantage,” which we define as the overall advantage a pitcher gains solely from being left-handed, as compared to a right-handed pitcher with equal pitch quality.
WHAT REALLY GIVES LEFT-HANDED PITCHERS THEIR EDGE?GUY MOLYNEUXAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
As we stated earlier, southpaws have pitched 28 percent of major league innings in recent years, despite representing just 10 percent of the male population.
WHAT REALLY GIVES LEFT-HANDED PITCHERS THEIR EDGE?GUY MOLYNEUXAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Therefore, if southpaws are achieving superior movement, that should show up in the rate of spin on their pitches.
WHAT REALLY GIVES LEFT-HANDED PITCHERS THEIR EDGE?GUY MOLYNEUXAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
You would be able to count all the lefty pitchers in the Hall of Fame on your fingers, and every few years we might debate whether a southpaw will ever win the Cy Young Award again.
WHAT REALLY GIVES LEFT-HANDED PITCHERS THEIR EDGE?GUY MOLYNEUXAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
We believe the source of southpaws’ “extra” success against hitters — beyond what the quality of their pitches can explain — is hitters’ relative lack of familiarity with the look of pitches coming from the left side.
WHAT REALLY GIVES LEFT-HANDED PITCHERS THEIR EDGE?GUY MOLYNEUXAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It seems fair to say that the southpaw advantage has shaped the game we know in fundamental ways.
WHAT REALLY GIVES LEFT-HANDED PITCHERS THEIR EDGE?GUY MOLYNEUXAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He was one of the pitchers who when he was good was very good indeed, and on that day his southpaw slants were simply unhittable.
BASEBALL JOE, CAPTAIN OF THE TEAMLESTER CHADWICK
Then a veritable torrent of hits broke from the Bostons bats and drove the southpaw from the mound.
BASEBALL JOE, CAPTAIN OF THE TEAMLESTER CHADWICK
At the age when its purity was whitest, a great moon hung midway between Southpaw peak and Moon mountain.
THE RED DEBTEVERETT MACDONALD
The enemy over in Southpaw had already advanced the prophecy that they would take the meeting-house.
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WORDS RELATED TO SOUTHPAW

  • ambilevous
  • awkward
  • clumsy
  • dubious
  • gauche
  • insincere
  • maladroit
  • sinister
  • sinistral
  • southpaw
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