MLB The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the best left handed pitchers in the history of baseball

Who is the best MLB left handed pitcher ever? This list includes pitchers in the Hall of Fame as well as those who have not yet been inducted, but are truly great. It also includes players from all eras of baseball. They are responsible for coming in during crucial situations and preventing runs. This list has been ranked by baseball fans with the best Major League left handed pitchers of all time.

Major League Baseball is America’s pastime and from its pastoral beginnings, through to its professional urban setting today, it has always captured the imaginations and hearts of fans. Baseball is a game many Americans played as kids, and for that reason it always holds a special place in the American zeitgeist. Opening day each spring is something many baseball fans count down to all year long.

The best left handed pitchers of all time on this list include players such as Lefty Grove, Warren Spahn, and Sandy Koufax. The best left handers ever in Major League Baseball are all supremely talented at getting batters out in all situations. Through their careers these best starting pitchers helped their teams jockey for post-season position and win games.

Vote up the best left handed pitchers of all time or add the lefty pitcher you think is the best to have ever played if he isn't already on the list.

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1
822 215
Lefty Grove is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
2
773 316
Warren Spahn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
3
807 312
Steve Carlton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
4
993 622
Sandy Koufax is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
5
621 239
Whitey Ford is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
6
880 598
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
7
474 212
Carl Hubbell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
8
552 247
Mickey Lolich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
9
626 296
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder
10
378 167
Hal Newhouser is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
11
416 534
Tom Glavine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
12
382 138
Eddie Plank is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
13
516 572
Clayton Kershaw is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
14
277 203
Tommy John is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
15
271 60
Lefty Gomez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
slaft added Pitcher
16
301 165
Jim Kaat is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
17
231 90
Sam McDowell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
dewmaster added Pitcher
18
220 291
Vida Blue is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
19
189 90
Rube Marquard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Pitcher
20
189 238
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
21
220 208
Fernando Valenzuela is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
22
155 146
Ron Guidry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
slaft added Starting pitcher, Pitcher
23
120 48
Dazzy Vance is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
slaft added Pitcher
24
129 165
Johan Santana is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
25
101 114
Billy Wagner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Left Handed Pitchers of All Time
slaft added Relief pitcher, Pitcher