Quote Originally Posted by redsmetz View Post
This blog post from Baseball Reference talks about this. I know I watched a Cardinals game where Whitey Herzog did it (and he did it several times). I recall too where the pitcher in the outfield switch the field depending on the batter up (moved to right on righties, moved to left with lefties.

I was going to mention Herzog. He wanted to get the platoon advantage so he would do this on occasion.