, a pitcher
who throws underhand
. Throwing submarine puts less stress on the pitcher's arm and allows him to throw devastating rising breaking ball
s like as the frisbee slider
and the slurve
. Submariners make excellent situational relievers against same-handed hitters because these hitters have a tough time seeing the ball against them.
Some famous submariners include Iron Joe McGinnity, Carl Mays, Dan Quisenberry, and more recently, Byung-Hyun Kim and Chad Bradford.