Archive for June 6th, 2012


Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Three HBPs were recorded in the majors yesterday, and all three of them were thrown by pitchers born in 1984 – Cesar Ramos, Ubaldo Jimenez and Mitchell Boggs. And one of them hit a batter born in 1984, Quintin Berry.
Robinson Cano picked up his 42nd HBP, which was the 975th plunk ever thrown by a Rays pitcher (Ramos).

The most plunked batters born on June 6th

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

57hbp – Mark Ellis, born 06/06/1977, 303rd all time, played from 2002 to 2012
39hbp – Ed McKean, born 06/06/1864, 646th all time, played from 1887 to 1899
31hbp – Bill Dickey, born 06/06/1907, 913rd all time, played from 1928 to 1946
28hbp – Tony Graffanino, born 06/06/1972, 1041st all time, played from 1996 to 2009
25hbp – Bill Lange, born 06/06/1871, 1171st all time, played from 1893 to 1899