1921 Orioles: Lefty Matthews

Of the thirteen members of the 1921 Orioles that made it to the majors, perhaps none was as unlikely to have done so as Lefty Matthews. Dogged by lack of control over his pitches, Matthews was given several chances by the Orioles before he was released to the low minors. Somehow Lefty. Caught a break, becoming one of only some 16,000 ballplayers who could claim they made it to The Show. […]

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