carl owen hubbell

Hubbell

[huhb-uhl]
noun
Carl Owen ("King Carl"; "The Meal Ticket") 1903–88, U.S. baseball pitcher.
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carl owen hubbell

American professional baseball (left-handed) pitcher who popularized the screwball pitch. In this pitch the ball, which is thrown with the same arm motion as a fastball, has reverse spin against the natural curve and, when thrown by a left-hander, breaks sharply down and away from right-handed batters

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