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pull hitter

Syllabification: pull hit·ter

Definition of pull hitter in English:

noun

Baseball
A hitter who normally drives the ball in the direction of the follow-through of the bat.
Example sentences
  • The left side is his power side, but he's not a pull hitter; he sprays balls from the right-center gap to the left field line.
  • Looking at the distance down the right field line for the first time made me realize the big advantage a left-handed pull hitter had over the pitcher.
  • A natural pull hitter, Matsui has learned, slowly, that he must go with that pitch and send it the other way to left field.

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