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|Preceded by||Trumpet to the World|
|Followed by||Bang the Drum Slowly|
The Southpaw was the first of the Henry Wiggen baseball novels by Mark Harris, published in 1953. Wiggen, star pitcher and narrator of the novel, tells of his early years in baseball and his debut with the New York Mammoths. It was followed by Bang the Drum Slowly (1956).
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