Southpaw celebrations

The annual Koufax Awards, so-named for famous left-handed pitcher Sandy Koufax (get it—lefties?), hosted by the amazing Wampum, have been announced. And the Sandys go to…

Best Blog -- Non Professional: Crooks & Liars

Best Blog -- Professional or Sponsored: Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo

Best Blog Community: Daily Kos

Most Deserving of Wider Recognition: Echidne of the Snakes

Best New Blog: Glenn Greenwald of Unclaimed Territory

Best Writing: Digby of Hullabaloo

Best Single Issue Blog: Jordan Barab of Confined Space

Best Expert Blog: Pharyngula by P.Z. Myers

Best Group Blog: Shakespeare's Sister

Best Post: Bag News Notes for FireDogLake for Plame coverage

Most Humorous Blog: Jesus' General

Most Humorous Post: Dood Abides for The Wizard of Oil

Best State or Local Blog: Bluegrass Report and Tennessee Guerilla Women

Best Commenter: Georgia10

AlterNet PEEK extends its heartiest congratulations to the winners, and salutes all the other lefties who pitch their hearts out every day in the blogosphere on behalf of liberal ideals.

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