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switch-hitter

A colloquial term for a bisexual person, a metaphor borrowed from baseball referring to a player who has a good batting average swinging from either the left or right side.
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Switch-hitters do better than right-handed batters do against right-handed pitchers, but they are less successful than left-handed batters are against right-handed pitchers.
2693 that switch-hitters would earn against the optimal pitching mixture.
First, even though the 3 X 2 model was designed to take account of switch-hitting, it predicts that there should be no switch-hitters at all.
It is noteworthy that in 1995, of the 25 active players with the highest career slugging percentages, none were switch-hitters (James, 1995).
Murray, himself a switch-hitter who slugged his way into the Hall of Fame, is spending a lot of time this spring trying to correct that for Betemit.
As a switch-hitter, you're going to go through some ups and downs," Murray said.