Rod Laver, John McEnroe, Jimmy Conners, Guillermo Vilas, Ivan Lendl, Goran Ivanisevic, Thomas Muster and Martina Navratilova are among the legendary lefties
Lauren Milson - organiser for the Left Handers Club in the UK - lobbies on behalf of lefties
for better product design, education and provision for and about left-handedness.
977 OPS against lefties
and Carlos Correa hit five home runs in 92 at-bats against lefties
More recent research, cited in the New Yorker article, has found that lefties
demonstrate superior spatial skills, mental flexibility, and working memory.
I can hit a good right line, but playing lefties
had me out of my comfort zone," he said.
The researchers used data from competitive sports--where lefties
appear more frequently than among the general population--to show that cultural behavior is related to handedness.
Billy the Kid, Jack the Ripper, the Boston Strangler and notorious US gangster John Dillinger were all lefties
The long-term result is that lefties
are more prone to heart attacks, strokes, and other stress-related medical problems later in life.
The staff there are all left-handedand give advice to lefties
of all ages.
Depending on whose research you rely on, lefties
make up 2 to 30 percent of the population.
We find it best to double up in each category, hopefully having two lefties
and two righties who can spot-relieve, close, or set up.