Examples from the Web for thrower
Now James was "quite some" thrower as they say in the state of Jersey.Frontier Boys in Frisco|Wyn Roosevelt
A man does not always deserve to be called the thrower away of his shield; he may be only the loser of his arms.Laws|Plato
A player is not out if the thrower of the ball overstepped the boundary lines while throwing.
Also the darts that he flung against it rebounded idly, foiling the effort of the thrower.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
Should the player who is hit by the ball fail to meet the requirements, he changes places with the thrower.