Lefty was a High Bluff superb southpaw hurler in the 1930’s and 40’s. Metcalf was with the Winnipeg Maroons in 1937 and 1938, and later hurled a one hitter against Fargo. Metcalf`s catcher was usually Dick Mutcheson. Metcalf excelled as a tournament pitcher in Souris, Holland, Morden, Carman, Carberry, Virden, MacGregor, High Bluff, Poplar Point, Gladstone, Neepawa, Pluma, Flin Flon, Wellwood, Brandon, Portage, Walhalla, South Dakota, Duluth, and Minnesota. Metcalf was a remarkable chucker whose passion for the game undoubtedly helped to contribute to his early demise from heart failure.