left-handed curve

left-handed curve

[′left ¦hand·əd ′kərv]
(mathematics)
A space curve whose torsion is positive at a given point. Also known as sinistrorse curve; sinistrorsum.
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He tossed his stick, with its left-handed curve, into the crowd and was soon engulfed by his Black and Gold mates as the sold-out building shook to the chant of "Sav-vy, Sav-vy
If Barry Zito's left-handed curve isn't the best pitch in all of baseball, it's definitely the most entertaining, the most dramatic.
Howe, still in baseball, is a seven-time loser, which just proves that lacking a decent left-handed curve has cost Charlie Manson a shot at being called up by the Yankees.
Currently there are no left-handed Curves and no plans for any.