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bat right-handed against a left-handed and left-handed against a right-handed pitcher

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Robert McConnell, "Mantle is Baseball's Top Switch Hitter," The Baseball Research Journal (1979): 1.
The switch hitter had a decent college season for the Gaels, batting .
Riley gave three pounds away to wiry Sheffield switch hitter Ben Awadh - who goes by the ring name Kid Galahad - in Bolton and took a knee for the full count after being caught by a left hook in the first of a featherweight four-rounder.
Switch-hitting woes: If anyone should be able to straighten out struggling switch hitter Wilson Betemit, it ought to be Hall of Famer Eddie Murray, who belted 504home runs as a switch hitter.
FRANK WARREN finally started to pave the way towards an intriguing match-up between golden boy Ricky Hatton and Sheffield's patient switch hitter Junior Witter today.
A switch hitter in baseball, Lowrie swings right-handed in golf, and, no, he has never considered the concept of being a switch-golfer.
Figgins became the 20th switch hitter in major-league history to hit for the cycle and second in threedays after the Rangers' Gary Matthews Jr.
The elusive Ingle style didn't suit me either, I'm more of a box-fighter than a switch hitter.
Hatton can't say he's the best in England until he beats me, but he doesn't seem to want the fight," said the Bradford switch hitter.
The eccentric switch hitter believes that his second round stoppage of South African Colin Mayisela on Hatton's undercard warrants a change in the pecking order, particularly in view of Magee's laboured points win over late substitute Matthews Zulu on the same bill.
And regular left fielder Jose Cruz, a switch hitter mired in a horrendous slump, sat for the third day in a row.
DaVanon is a switch hitter but rarely gets at-bats from the right side.
On the plus side, Bradley adds a slashing switch hitter - if not a home run terror - speed and a good glove to the Dodgers' lineup.
Izturis has become an effective switch hitter after struggling last year.
A 6-foot-5, 220-pound switch hitter with power from both sides of the plate, Borchard's weakness is that he strikes out too much.