Wade Boggs threw right-handed, but batted left. Here, based on the MacMillan Electronic Baseball Encyclopedia, is a list of every left-handed third baseman in major league history. Hick Carpenter, 1,095 G, SYR-N 1879, CIN-N 1880, WOR-N 1881, CIN-AA 1882-89, STL-N 1892 Lefty Marr, 129 G, COL-AA 1889, CIN-N 1890 Roger Connor, 111 G, TRO-N 1880-82, NY-N 1884, 89, 93 Bill McClellen, 58 G, CHI-N 1878, BRO-AA 1885 Willie Keeler, 44 G, NY-N 1892-93, BRO-N 1893, BAL-N 1898, BRO-N 1901, NY-A 1903-05 Spud Johnson, 44 G, COL-A 1889 Jack Leary, 37 G, PIT-A 1882, ALT-U 1884, CHI-U 1884 Hal Chace, 23 G, NY-A 1908 John Cassidy, 18 G, TRO-N 1882, BRO-A 1884 Ed Pinkham, 16 G, CHI-NA 1871 Mike Squires, 14 G, CHI-A 1983-84 George Decker, 10 G, CHI-N 1884-85 Lip Pike, 9 G, BAL-NA 1872 Marty Swandell, 8 G, BROECK-NA 1872 Milo Netzel, 6 G, CLE-A 1909 Buck Freeman, 6 G, BOS-A 1905-06 Jimmy Ryan, 6 G, CHI-N 1886 Bill Harbridge, 6 G, HAR-N 1877, PHI-N 1883 Jake Virtue, 5 G, CLE-N 1893 John Newell, 5 G, PIT-N 1891 Gene Moriarty, 5 G, IND-AA 1884, DET-N 1885 Jack Clements, 4 G, PHI-N 1887 Billy Redmond, 4 G, STLRS-NA 1875, MIL-N 1878 Bob Addy, 4 G, HAR-NA 1874 Don Mattingly, 3 G, NY-A 1986 Russ Hall, 3 G, STL-N 1898 George Van Haltren, 3 G, BAL-N 1892 Monk Cline, 3 G, BAL-AA 1882, LOU-AA 1885, KC-AA 1888 George Sisler, 2 G, STL-A 1916 Cy Seymour, 2 G, NY-N 1899, CIN-N 1902 John Corcoran, 2 G, PIT-N 1895 Cannonball Titcomb, 2 G, NY-N 1888, PHI-AA 1890 Charlie Eden, 2 G, PIT-AA 1885 Dan Brouthers, 2 G, BUF-N 1883-84 Terry Francona, 1 G, MON-N 1985 Joe Kuhel, 1 G, WAS-A 1936 Charlie Grimm, 1 G, STL-N 1918 Jessie Burkett, 1 G, STL-A 1902 Joe Wright, 1 G, PIT-N 1896 Jake Boyd, 1 G, WAS-N 1895 Matt Kilroy, 1 G, BOS-P 1890 Henry Gruber, 1 G, CLE-P 1890 Fred Carl, 1 G, LOU-AA 1889 Elmer Foster, 1 G, NY-N 1888 Cyclone Miller, 1 G, PHI-A 1886 Sam Thompson, 1 G, DET-N 1885 Tom Mansell, 1 G, CIN-AA, COL-AA 1884 Denny Driscoll, 1 G, PIT-AA 1883 Sam Trott, 1 G, DET-N 1882 Jimmy Macullar, 1 G, SYR-N 1879 Jimmy Hallinan, 1 G, KEO-NA 1875 Here are the post-1900 guys on this list: Willie Keeler, 44 G, NY-N 1892-93, BRO-N 1893, BAL-N 1898, BRO-N 1901, NY-A 1903-05 Hal Chace, 23 G, NY-A 1908 Mike Squires, 14 G, CHI-A 1983-84 Milo Netzel, 6 G, CLE-A 1909 Buck Freeman, 6 G, BOS-A 1905-06 Don Mattingly, 3 G, NY-A 1986 George Sisler, 2 G, STL-A 1916 Cy Seymour, 2 G, NY-N 1899, CIN-N 1902 Terry Francona, 1 G, MON-N 1985 Joe Kuhel, 1 G, WAS-A 1936 Charlie Grimm, 1 G, STL-N 1918 Jessie Burkett, 1 G, STL-A 1902 According to baseballreference, Keeler played 17 of his 44 games at third after 1900. wade boggs for one
Wade Boggs batted lefty but threw righty
He is definately the most decorated, and one of the best. It is up for debate whether he is the best ever at 3rd base.
One of the greatest third basemen ever, Brooks Robinson, wore #5. That's also the number the position is given in box scores. Mike Schmidt wore #20.
The decision on whether a batted ball is a hit or an error lies solely with the official scorer. Over the history of the game there has probably been an instance when a hit was given to a batter when the ball went through a fielder's legs although I personally cannot recall ever seeing it.
We have to confine our answer to the major league level. Yes, in the majors, there have been left-handers who played second base, shortstop and third base. Wee Willie Keelar, a Hall of Famer, played second base, third and shortstop 71 times over his 19-year career from 1892 through 1910. Hal Chase, normally a first baseman, played 36 games at second base between 1905 and 1916. Bill Hulen of the 1896 Phillies played 73 games at shortstop and two at second base in his only season with the club. First baseman Don Mattingly of the Yankees played one game at second base in 1983 and three games at third base in J, 986 despite being left-handed.
I'm not aware of any lefties who have played these positions regularly, but there have been situations where left-handers played them in emergency situations. Don Mattingly had to substitute at third base for the Yankees in the late 80's when their regular third baseman was hurt. Mike Squires (who like Mattingly, usually played first base) caught for the White Sox once in the early 80's.
Yes, sort of. I don't know of any who both bat and throw left, but there are a few who bat left and throw right. Current examples of left-hand hitting third basemen include Hank Blalock http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FCI/is_7_63/ai_n6108322 and Russ Branyan http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/branyru01.shtml Don Mattingly played one game in 1986, Mike Squires played one game in 1983
Uh, yeah, you have to have a backup first baseman in case your starting one gets injured. And some players can play multiple positions.
There has never been any true third party candidates that have been elected to presidential office. The two main parties are the democrats and the republicans.
Yes Chile have been in the world cup, and in 1962 they came in third place as it was held in chile.
because youre in a wheelchair have u ever been in third person
Yes they have been relegated from the top flight and even to the third division. They were relegated in 1936, 1959, 1967, 1969,1987 (to the Third Division) and in 2015 to the Football League Championship.
Robbie Alomar (probably the best second baseman ever)
One unique property was that he was the only president ever to have a third term and is the only one who will ever have a third term.
Yes. Patrick Stewart aside, every president so far has been a third party nominee.
Brooksie is a Hall of Famer and the greatest Third Baseman to ever play. His auto'd ball with a Certificate of Authenticity is worth around $150. Selling it on eBay with no COA will probably fetch about $50.
Yes. 3 times the first 2 none survived. I don't know about the third, but I know that there have been none that all have survived.
The third webkinz is the Cheeky Monkey.
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.
There has been two Woodstock. I really thing a third one commemorating the first will be announce in the future.
Not quite yet. There have been talks about a third season to start September 2010
No. Derek Jeter has been a shortstop for his entire career.