A pull hitter is a player who primarily hits the ball to the same side of the field in which he bats. So, a right handed hitter stands to the left of home plate and hits the ball to left field and vice versa for a left handed hitter.
Have you ever heard of the expression "puff hitter"? It is common lingo used amongst the players to described a hitter with little or no power.
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