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Contest: "Switch"

I'm giving away a copy of "Switch," the 1991 film directed by the legendary Blake Edwards, because it featured a "Pop Quiz" question. In one scene, the protagonist, played by Ellen Barkin, goes to an old-school men's barbershop to get her hair cut - because she's a man reincarnated as a woman, of course - and you can hear Hall of Fame Mets broadcaster Bob Murphy in the background.

Any film featuring the late Murphy's distinctive voice can't be entirely without merit, and actually, Barkin is very good in her role, as a guy trying to get through a new life as a woman. The movie's plot, however, doesn't make a great deal of sense, and nothing else about the film really stands out.

But what the heck, you're getting it for free. I'll give my copy to the first person who e-mails me - at kdavidoff@newsday.com - with the correct answer to this question:

In honor of the film's title, who has the most home runs of any switch-hitter in baseball history?

Here are the contest rules.
 

--UPDATE, 2:55 p.m.: We have a winner! Repeat winner Henry from Denville, NJ (he's @henryz63 on Twitter) knew that Mickey Mantle, with 536 career homers, is the all-time slugger among switch-hitters.

Tags: Blake Edwards , Ellen Barkin , Bob Murphy

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