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What is sidearm?

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In Baseball, sidearm is a manner of throwing the ball while keeping the hand below the shoulder. It also called "dropping down". Some pitchers always throw sidearm. Infielders and outfielders are usually discouraged from using this delivery since it harder to throw accurately that way.

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