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a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed

slang term for a bisexual person

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Switch-hitting dates back to the earliest days of the game, when singles produced runs and homers were a rare occurrence.
Like Jones, Headley started switch-hitting with his dad throwing to him at about 7 or 8, but seldom did he hit left-handed regularly in games until he was a teenager.
Against Sri Lanka, Pietersen bewitched spectators with a giddy show of switch-hitting on his way to an innings of 151 runs, his 20th Test hundred.
Umpire Bruce Oxenford explained afterwards: "The ICC think switch-hitting is an excellent innovation in the modern game.
There is no shortage of Football League stalwarts, with the Tricky Trees line-up featuring Nigel Jemson, Jason Lee, Steve Chettle, Bryan Roy and Eoin Jess, who will no doubt be smarting at the emergence of England's new switch-hitting batsman who is threatening his place as the most famous Eoin in sport.
Best bet, though, is the evens (Hills) that KP does NOT decide to employ his controversial switch-hitting technique at The Oval.
RICKY Ponting says Australia's batsmen may imitate Kevin Pietersen's switch-hitting pyrotechnics.
WARWICKSHIRE stalwart Dougie Brown has played down the Kevin Pietersen switch-hitting phenomenon and revealed the practice was frequently used to good effect by his Bears team-mates over a decade ago.
KEVIN Pietersen believes innovation - as demonstrated by his switch-hitting exploits - keeps the game enjoyable for spectators and players alike.
NEW Zealand have come out in support of Kevin Pietersen's improvised switch-hitting as cricket's law-makers meet to decide whether his brilliant display was legal.
The switch-hitting Betemit, meanwhile, entered Monday hitless in his past 18 at-bats, with seven strikeouts.
In a matchup with Japanese compatriot Hideki Matsui, who had a quiet evening with a pair of strikeouts in going 0-for-4, the switch-hitting Rockies second baseman tripled down the left-field line from the right side of the plate to break open the game in a four-run seventh inning.
This season he'll dance the male lead in La Cage (Robert LaFosse's parody of Robbins' The Cage) after switch-hitting as the ballerina in Paquita.
Aided no doubt by its salacious title and frisky video, which features sexually adventurous women jockeying for space on Mizzle's lap, "She Bi" is the newest addition to a growing pop music trend: the straight male fascination with switch-hitting ladies.
Daiei's new acquisition Morgan Burkhart impressed the coaching staff as the switch-hitting former Boston Red Sox infielder hit six pitches out of 26 swings over the outfield fence in batting practice.