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Rule 1.04 suggests: It is desirable that the line from home base through the pitchers plate to second base shall run East-Northeast. And yes, that is why they are called Southpaws.

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Q: Is it true that all ML parks must be designed so that home plate faces east and a left handed pitcher is called a south paw because he always pitches from the southern side of the diamond?
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