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Who is the greatest hitting pitcher of all time?

Who is the greatest hitting pitcher of all time?

The best-hitting pitchers of all time

  • 1 of 30. Brandon Backe. Icon Sports Wire / Contributor.
  • 2 of 30. Ken Brett. Focus On Sport / Contributor.
  • 3 of 30. Bullet Joe Bush. Bettmann / Contributor.
  • 4 of 30. Madison Bumgarner. Neville E.
  • 5 of 30. Don Drysdale.
  • 6 of 30. Wes Ferrell.
  • 7 of 30. Yovani Gallardo.
  • 8 of 30. Bob Gibson.

What pitcher has the most hits in MLB history?

Wes Ferrell
Wes Ferrell holds the all-time Major League Baseball record for home runs hit while playing the position of pitcher. He hit 37 as a pitcher. Baseball Hall of Famers Bob Lemon and Warren Spahn are tied for second with 35 career home runs apiece.

Which pitchers have hit the most batters?

Career Leaders & Records for Hit By Pitch

Rank Player (yrs, age) Hit By Pitch
1. Gus Weyhing (14) 277
2. Chick Fraser (14) 219
3. Pink Hawley (10) 210
4. Walter Johnson+ (21) 205

What pitchers have hit the most home runs?

MLB all-time leaders in home runs by pitchers

No Name HR
1 Wes Ferrell 38
2 Bob Lemon 37
3 Warren Spahn 35
4 Red Ruffing 34

Who threw the most no hitters?

Nolan Ryan
The pitcher who holds the record for the most no-hitters is Nolan Ryan, who threw seven in his 27-year career.

Who was the worst MLB player ever?

John Gochnaur
He has been called by some the worst major league baseball player in history….

John Gochnaur
September 29, 1903, for the Cleveland Naps
MLB statistics
Batting average .187
Home runs 0

Who is MLB all time hits leader?

Pete Rose
Career Leaders & Records for Hits

Rank Player (yrs, age) Hits
1. Pete Rose (24) 4256
2. Ty Cobb+ (24) 4189
3. Henry Aaron+ (23) 3771
4. Stan Musial+ (22) 3630

Can you purposely get hit by a pitch?

Occasionally, if a player is acting rude or unsportsmanlike, or having an extraordinarily good day, the pitcher may intentionally hit the batter, disguising it as a pitch that accidentally slipped his control. Managers may also order a pitcher to throw such a pitch (sometimes called a “plunking”).

Which team hits the most batters?

LA Dodgers
MLB Team Hit By Pitch per Game

Rank Team 2020
1 LA Dodgers 0.47
2 Cincinnati 0.55
3 Oakland 0.61
4 Milwaukee 0.56

Has a pitcher ever hit a walk off home run?

According to the “SABR Baseball List & Record Book,” there have been 32 walk-off home runs hit by pitchers (including one apiece in the American Association and Federal League). When Padres relief pitcher Craig Lefferts arrived at the ballpark, he did so with a 102-degree fever. He wasn’t supposed to pitch that night.

Has any pitcher hit a grand slam?

Collecting his first hit via a grand slam also made Camarena just the second pitcher to do so. The only other pitcher in National League or American League history to record his first hit via a grand slam was Bill Duggleby who went deep on April 21, 1898 with the Phillies, according to STATS.

Who are the all time leaders in home runs by pitchers in MLB?

This is a list of the all-time leaders in home runs hit by Major League Baseball pitchers, with the pitcher being defined as a player who pitches in at least three games in the given year, and being in a game as their team’s current pitcher when hitting the home run.

What was the highest hitting season for a pitcher?

He hit just .194 for his career, but he slugged 35 home runs, the most for any National League pitcher. In 1958, he hit .300 for the only time in his career — he never hit better than .231 any other season — while also putting up his typically great pitching season (between ’57-61, Spahn won 21 or 22 games every year).

Who was the best hitting pitcher of the 19th century?

Albert Spalding, another 19th century pitcher/hitter, is in the Hall of Fame; he led his league in wins six consecutive years and he was a lifetime .313 hitter. He also manufactured what was for a century the official baseball of Major League Baseball, published the first official rules of the game and organized baseball’s first world tour.

What’s the highest hit total in MLB history?

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