Archive for November 6th, 2012

The most plunked batters born on a US Presidential Election Day

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

10 HBP – Bill Wilson – Born 11/6/1928 (Herbert Hoover elected), played from 1950 to 1955
9 HBP – Dick Sisler – Born 11/2/1920 (Warren Harding elected), played from 1946 to 1953
1 HBP – John Sullivan – Born 11/2/1920 (Warren Harding elected), played from 1942 to 1949
1 HBP – Joe Niekro – Born 11/7/1944 (Franklin Roosevelt elected), played from 1967 to 1988
1 HBP – Joe Hatten – Born 11/7/1916 (Woodrow Wilson elected), played from 1946 to 1952
1 HBP – Steve Behel – Born 11/6/1860 (Abraham Lincoln elected), played from 1884 to 1886
1 HBP – Yasmani Grandal – Born 11/8/1988 (George HW Bush elected), played in 2012

The most plunked batters born on November 6th

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

77 hbp – Mack Jones, born 11/06/1938, 170th all time, played from 1961 to 1971
46 hbp – Danny Green, born 11/06/1876, 488th all time, played from 1898 to 1905
40 hbp – Chad Curtis, born 11/06/1968, 624th all time, played from 1992 to 2001
33 hbp – Dave Altizer, born 11/06/1876, 837th all time, played from 1906 to 1911
24 hbp – Deivi Cruz, born 11/06/1972, 1229th all time, played from 1997 to 2005