Debate: Who's the best lefty ever?
Now that Randy Johnson has become an official member of the 300-win club, where does he rank among the greatest left-handed pitchers of all time? Is the Big Unit the greatest lefty ever? Or is it Lefty Grove, Warren Spahn, Sandy Koufax or someone else?
We left the argument to three of ESPN.com's top baseball historians -- Jim Caple, Rob Neyer and Jayson Stark -- who debated the topic in the following e-mail exchange:
FROM: JIM CAPLE
TO: Rob Neyer, Jayson Stark
SUBJECT: The ...
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RANDY JOHNSON JOINS 300-WIN CLUB
San Francisco Giants left-hander Randy Johnson became the 24th pitcher in major league history to win 300 games, beating the Washington Nationals 5-1.