The Success and The Failures of Lefthanders in Sports
Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig,
Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Reggie Jackson,
Tony Gwynn, Barry Bonds, Ken Griffey Jr,
In reality, there is a great disadvantage for lefthanders in the way sports are taught
to lefthanded children and young adults. This causes many of them to lose interest
because they have fewer opportunities to learn, to participate, and to have fun.
Read about these great lefthanders and others, and the role of lefthanders in the game
Basketball and Ice Hockey have their share of lefthanded players,
but Field Hockey and Polo have banned lefthanders from play.
Read about how lefthanders fare in these sports, and in many others
In spite of all the successful lefthanders in sports, there are still obstacles that prevent other
lefthanded people from playing the sports they love and achieving the best of their ability.
Learn why there are not more lefthanded children and adults participating in sports,
and how parents and teachers can help more lefthanded children succeed in sports.
Many of the worlds most famous and successful professional athletes are lefthanded,
enough to make some people believe that lefthanders have an advantage in sports.
Lefty Grove, Carl Hubbell, Lefty Gomez, Warren Spahn, Sandy Koufax, Steve Carlton, Tom Glavine & Randy Johnson,
This results in more Lefthanders Not In Sports than lefthanders in sports.