The Phillies once had a lefty shortstop named Bill Hulen, so it has happened. It almost never happens though. It is very rare but there have been lefthanders who have played shortstop, second base, and third base. Check out the link below for more information. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FCI/is_9_59/ai_64150828/pg_5
Troy Tulowitzki is the best shortstop ever
no he is not derek jeter is alex doesnt even play shortstop
Wade Boggs batted lefty but threw righty
No. Derek Jeter has been a shortstop for his entire career.
No. Babe Ruth never played Shortstop. He did play the outfield, pitcher, and first base.
Yes. He is the greatest shortstop to ever live.
The best shortstop ever to play the game MICHAEL CURRAN.Remember that name. he plays at the age of 11 and he is better than some high school players!
Derek Jeter has been the Yankees starting shortstop since his rookie season in 1996.
when the ball is hit to the right side of the field, or if there is a throw down, because the lefty is more likely to hit to the right side of the field.
yes Currently, the only lefthanded infielders play at first base. But throughout MLB history, there have been a couple of leftys that have played shortstop. Wee Willie Keeler, a Hall of Famer, played second base, third and shortstop 71 times over his 19-year career from 1892 through 1910. Bill Hulen of the 1896 Phillies played 73 games at shortstop and two at second base in his only season with the club.
Nope - Honus Wagner.
No. Derek Jeter has always played the shortstop position. He has started games as a designated hitter.
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no he has always been a lefty
No, he has not. Derek Jeter has always played the shortstop position. He has also started games as a designated hitter.
Mark Teixeira has never played shortstop he has played 1B, LF, RF and 3B only. Please refer to the link at the bottom of the page for all the stats.
The shortstop caught the ball. The pitcher caught the ball and threw it to the shortstop for the out.
Shortstop is a essential role in a baseball team. Without the shortstop the Left fielder would have a lot of running up to do. Another thing a shortstop does is help with double plays. Often the shortstop is the team captain. When the ball is hit to the right side of the field, the shortstop covers 2nd base. Often when a base runner tries to steal 2nd the shortstop covers.
No matter how old he may be getting, he is better than you could ever hope to be.
Yes, shortstop is a common noun.
Lefty Gomez was born on November 26, 1908 and died on February 17, 1989. Lefty Gomez would have been 80 years old at the time of death or 106 years old today.
Lefty O'Doul was born on March 4, 1897 and died on December 7, 1969. Lefty O'Doul would have been 72 years old at the time of death or 118 years old today.
Lefty Grove was born on March 6, 1900 and died on May 22, 1975. Lefty Grove would have been 75 years old at the time of death or 115 years old today.