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Boston's Harris wants to be switch-pitcher 1987


By Rob Gloster, AP Sports Writer, Indiana Gazette, 15 May 1987

Greg Harris has spent parts of 13 major league seasons as a right-handed pitcher. He appeared in a team-record 80 games for the Red Sox last season, all as a righty.

But he longs to also pitch as a lefty in the majors, and says he is confident his switch-pitching ability could be effective. He would switch to his left hand to face a left-handed batter.

"The point is it's for one batter," he said. "I haven't done this to make a joke out of the game. I'm serious about it."

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