Reliever effective as right-hander and left-hander
By Eric Olson
The Associated Press
The Salina Journal (Salina, Kansas) 28 Apr 2006
Omaha, Neb. - Pat Venditte Sr. came up with the idea when he was tossing a ball to his 3-year-old son in the backyard.
Wouldn't it be neat if he could get Pat Jr., a natural right-hander, to throw equally well with his left?
Now "Little Pat," as his dad calls him, is the only active switch pitcher in Division I baseball and one of the few ambidextrous hurlers in the history of the sport.