noWrong!! The batter may switch sides of the plate as long as the pitcher is not on the rubber prepared to pitch. He could switch several times during the at-bat.
The batter is called a switch hitter.
Yes, If you only hook up two wire it will work as a single pole
Typically the number of poles represents the number of sources being switched. In a normal household ON/OFF light switch the single pole is the HOT wire (Black). The most common single pole switch is also single throw. The ON/OFF switch described above. This switch is abbreviated SPST. You could also have a single pole double throw switch (SPDT). and other variants on the same theme. The term gang is usually used to describe multiple switches in the same electric box. For example, if you had 3 switches together with a single switch plate, the switch plate would be described as a 3-gang switch plate.
A batter may change sides of the plate at any time during an at-bat as long as the pitcher is not in the set position -- that is to say, on the rubber. (See rule 6.06b)
Yes they can no matter the pitch count.
Switching Sides of PlateYou are not allowed to switch sides of the plate once the first pitch of the at bat has been delivered
For various reasons, batters hit better when they are on the side of the plate opposite from the side the pitcher is throwing from. A batter who can hit equally well from both sides of the plate thus eliminates any advantage a pitcher throwing from the same side would have. Thus, Mantle was raised to be a switch hitter by his family.
"What is the difference between single plate clutch and multi plate clutch?"
the substituted hitter gets the at bat