Left-handed people are at a distinct disadvantage in our society.
For southpaws, scissors are upside down, doorknobs are in the wrong place and even firearms don't feel right (pun intended).
Not so in Major League Baseball.
In addition to left-handed pitchers who are prized for their gifts, lefty hitters are better than their opposite-handed peers at picking up breaking pitches from righty hurlers, who represent a majority of MLB pitchers.
In this slideshow are the 50 best left-handed power hitters of the last 50 years, determined by both peak power and career-long achievement.
I did my best, but still this list probably isn't quite right (I'll be here all week!).