What is the highest batting average of a switch hitter in professional baseball?
Highest Batting Average
(In a Season by a Switch Hitter)
Career Batting Stats for Major League Switch Hitters
Chipper Jones chalked up a .303 batting average as a switch hitter, recording
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.
Why are switch hitters rare?