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lefty (n.)

"left-handed person," 1886, American English, baseball slang, from left (adj.) + -y (3). Political sense by 1935.

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Definitions of lefty from WordNet

lefty (n.)
a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right;
Synonyms: left-hander / southpaw
lefty (n.)
a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand;
Synonyms: left-handed pitcher / left-hander / left hander / lefthander / southpaw
From wordnet.princeton.edu