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A left handed pitcher can fake a throw to first base so long as the pitcher disengages the pitching rubber with the pivot foot (in this case, the left foot) prior to feigning the throw.

If a left handed pitcher feigns a throw without disengaging the rubber, it is considered a balk.

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Q: Can a left handed pitcher fake a pickoff throw to first base?
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