Famous left-handed athletes

Happy Left-Handers Day! We would like to celebrate this “holiday” by saluting some of our favorite lefties. This high profile list of athletes is full of big names!

Miami Heat player LeBron James plays basketball with his right hand but writes with his left hand. He is pictured here signing autographs with his left hand next to teammate Dwyane Wade. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kris and Bruce Jenner attend a game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

Babe Ruth strikes a fielding pose during workouts at the New York Yankees spring training site in Shreveport, Louisiana in March of 1921. (Photo Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images)

Sandy Koufax #32 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during an Major League Baseball game circa 1965. Koufax played for the Dodgers from 1955-66. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Ken Griffey Jr. #24 of the Seattle Mariners bats against the San Diego Padres at Safeco Field on May 23, 2010 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Deion Sanders #21 of the Dallas Cowboys walks on the sidelines during the game against the Arizona Cardinals at the Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Cowboys 9-13. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr. /Allsport

Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics poses for a photo with eleven of his Championship rings in 1996 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Wayne Gretzky #99 of the Los Angeles Kings skates during warm-ups prior to a game in 1991 at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. Wayne Gretzky played for the Kings from 1988 - 1996. (Photo by Mike Powell/Getty Images)

Portrait of American baseball player Lou Gehrig (1903 - 1941), firstbaseman and slugger for the New York Yankees, smiling, while in his uniform, standing on a step of the dugout with one foot and leaning his elbow on his thigh. (Photo by Photo File/Getty Images)

Tristan Thompson #13 of the Cleveland Cavaliers (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Tristan Thompson #13 of the Cleveland Cavaliers  (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Brazilian footballer Pele in training for Brazil's match against England. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Joey Logano, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, signs autographs for fans during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2012 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)

New England Patriots v Philadelphia Eagles

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 09: Tim Tebow #5 of the New England Patriots drops back to throw as Emmanuel Acho #53 of the Philadelphia Eagles defends on August 9, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)