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Re: Switch Hitting

Posted by: Torque (roscoethewestie@comcast.net) on Sat Sep 26 18:16:02 2009

> I have a hypothesis that one of the reasons why natural right-handers bat better as lefties is that having the dominant hand at the pommel of the bat is actually a stronger position.
> In other words, in the right-handed batter's swing, the weaker left hand has the greatest role in the swing, since more force is generated by the pulling action of the left hand than by a pushing action of the right hand.
> Anyone care to comment?

Certainly a very likely reason. I'm a natural righty and get better leverage left handed. The bottom hand generates a lot of power.


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