Friday, September 16, 2011

Lefty Trivia news- A great left hander site!

If being left-handed is wrong, I don’t want to be right. is a great resource for us outcast lefthanders.


“Go as far as you can see; when you get there you’ll be able to see farther.” – Thomas Carlyle

Story about lefty athlete:

Left-handed quarterback Scott Mitchell began his professional career with the Miami Dolphins, led the Detroit Lions to the playoffs in 1995 and 1997, and ended his career with the Cincinnati Bengals. More than two decades after leading Springville High School to its last state football championship, Mitchell became the head coach at his Utah alma mater in 2008.

Story about lefty writer:

Left-handed thriller writer Richard Condon had several of his novels turned into successful films, including The Manchurian Candidate and Prizzi’s Honor. Condon even created a character, Sergeant Raymond Shaw in The Manchurian Candidate, who was also a lefty.

Interesting story about lefty musician:

Dory Previn wrote the song “Left-Hand Lost” in which she explains that she was born left-handed but nuns in her school “broke her out of it.” Later in life, “I went back to using my left, my natural hand,” and discovered her musical talent, among other things.

More lefty birthdays:

8/16 Director James Cameron

8/19 Former President Bill Clinton

8/20 Songwriter Isaac Hayes

8/20 Singer Robert Plant

8/21 Musician Joe Strummer

9/14 Actress Joey Heatherton (no idea who this is)

9/15 Baseball player Nick Altrock

Taken from : The left-hander’s calendar
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