Sunday, September 8, 2013

Batting average of a switch hitter


What is the highest batting average of a switch hitter in professional baseball?

     Highest Batting Average 
(In a Season by a Switch Hitter) 
AA
Baltimore
.3721889
AL
New York
.3651957
NL
Atlanta
.3642008



Career Batting Stats for Major League Switch Hitters


Chipper Jones chalked up a .303 batting average as a switch hitter, recording 
2,726 hits and 468 home runs while playing 19 years with the Braves.

Mickey Mantle posted a .298 batting average as a switch hitter, with
2,415 hits and 536 home runs, while playing for the NY Yankees.

Pete Rose tallied a .303 batting average as a switch hitter, with
4,256 hits and 160 home runs over a 24 year career.



Major League Baseball: Ranking the Top 10 Active Switch-Hitters



Why are switch hitters rare?

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