And he used his only hand both for pitching and fielding. He would hold the glove with his right forearm, and quickly put it on his left after using it to throw. And this wasn't in the 1800s, this was the late 80s early 90s.
Talk about making lemonade. "I only have a left hand, guess I'll have to be an MLB pitcher."
Oh, and he went straight to the Majors from college.
"misfortune may be our gift"