Archive for January, 2013

The most plunked batters born on January 31st

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

(no change from last year)

110 hbp – George Burns, born 01/31/1893, 57th all time, played from 1914 to 1929
72 hbp – Jackie Robinson, born 01/31/1919, 202nd all time, played from 1947 to 1956
70 hbp – Ernie Banks, born 01/31/1931, 216th all time, played from 1953 to 1971
17 hbp – Rip Williams, born 01/31/1882, 1663rd all time, played from 1911 to 1918
14 hbp – Tim Hendryx, born 01/31/1891, 1962nd all time, played from 1911 to 1921
14 hbp – Jim Manning, born 01/31/1862, 1962nd all time, played from 1884 to 1889

active leader:
9 hbp – Yuniesky Betancourt, born 01/31/1982, 2631st all time, played from 2005 to 2012

The most plunked batters born on January 30th

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

40 hbp – Davey Johnson, born 01/30/1943, 624th all time, played from 1965 to 1978
37 hbp – Jorge Cantu, born 01/30/1982, 707th all time, played from 2004 to 2011
24 hbp – Walt Dropo, born 01/30/1923, 1229th all time, played from 1949 to 1961
21 hbp – Jeremy Hermida, born 01/30/1984, 1409th all time, played from 2005 to 2012
20 hbp – Charlie Neal, born 01/30/1931, 1472nd all time, played from 1956 to 1963

Active leader: Hermida (but he didn’t get hit in 2012)

The most plunked batters born on January 29th

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

24 hbp – Steve Sax, born 01/29/1960, 1229th all time, played from 1981 to 1994
16 hbp – Hack Simmons, born 01/29/1885, 1758th all time, played from 1910 to 1915
12 hbp – Bill Rigney, born 01/29/1918, 2188th all time, played from 1946 to 1953
11 hbp – Dick Burrus, born 01/29/1898, 2323rd all time, played from 1919 to 1928
7 hbp – Alex Avila, born 01/29/1987, 2989th all time, played from 2009 to 2012
(Avila was hit twice in 2012, tying Roberson for 4th place among those born on January 29th)
7 hbp – Kevin Roberson, born 01/29/1968, 2989th all time, played from 1993 to 1996

Active Leader: Avila

The most plunked batters born on January 27th

Monday, January 28th, 2013

(no change from last year)
54 hbp – Angel Berroa, born 01/27/1978, 347th all time, played from 2001 to 2009
23 hbp – Phil Plantier, born 01/27/1969, 1280th all time, played from 1990 to 1997
20 hbp – Gil Hatfield, born 01/27/1855, 1472nd all time, played from 1885 to 1895
12 hbp – Bibb Falk, born 01/27/1899, 2188th all time, played from 1920 to 1931
11 hbp – Charlie Duffee, born 01/27/1866, 2323rd all time, played from 1889 to 1893

active leader: nobody

The most plunked batters born on January 28th

Monday, January 28th, 2013

(no change from last year)
64 hbp – Ducky Holmes, born 01/28/1869, 247th all time, played from 1895 to 1905
63 hbp – Jermaine Dye, born 01/28/1974, 257th all time, played from 1996 to 2009
45 hbp – Magglio Ordonez, born 01/28/1974, 503rd all time, played from 1997 to 2011
35 hbp – Junior Spivey, born 01/28/1975, 774th all time, played from 2001 to 2005
28 hbp – Pete Runnels, born 01/28/1928, 1050th all time, played from 1951 to 1964
28 hbp – Bill White, born 01/28/1934, 1050th all time, played from 1956 to 1969

active leader:
17 hbp – Lyle Overbay, born 01/28/1977, 1663rd all time, played from 2001 to 2012

The most plunked batters born on January 26th

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

26 hbp – Johnny Frederick, born 01/26/1902, 1144th all time, played from 1929 to 1934
17 hbp – Tubby Spencer, born 01/26/1884, 1663rd all time, played from 1905 to 1918
13 hbp – Esteban German, born 01/26/1978, 2061st all time, played from 2002 to 2011
11 hbp – Andres Torres, born 01/26/1978, 2323rd all time, played from 2002 to 2012
(Torres was hit 3 times in 2012)
9 hbp – Bob Nieman, born 01/26/1927, 2631st all time, played from 1951 to 1962
9 hbp – Rick Schu, born 01/26/1962, 2631st all time, played from 1984 to 1996
9 hbp – Jemile Weeks, born 01/26/1987, 2631st all time, played from 2011 to 2012
(Weeks was hit 5 times in 2012)

Active leader – Torres. But there’s a good chance it will be Weeks by the end of 2013.

The most plunked batters born on January 25th

Friday, January 25th, 2013

(no change since last year)
17 hbp – Danny Richardson, born 01/25/1863, 1663rd all time, played from 1884 to 1894
14 hbp – Les Nunamaker, born 01/25/1889, 1962nd all time, played from 1911 to 1922
10 hbp – Jose Macias, born 01/25/1972, 2472nd all time, played from 1999 to 2005
8 hbp – Ted Kazanski, born 01/25/1934, 2804th all time, played from 1953 to 1958
6 hbp – Ed Goodson, born 01/25/1948, 3239th all time, played from 1970 to 1977

active leader:nobody

The most plunked batters born on January 24th

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

22 hbp – Cliff Heathcote, born 01/24/1898, 1327th all time, played from 1918 to 1932
11 hbp – Dave Brain, born 01/24/1879, 2323rd all time, played from 1901 to 1908
10 hbp – Neal Finn, born 01/24/1904, 2472nd all time, played from 1930 to 1933
8 hbp – Earle Gardner, born 01/24/1884, 2804th all time, played from 1908 to 1912
8 hbp – Tyler Flowers, born 01/24/1986, 2804th all time, played from 2009 to 2012
(Flowers got hit 4 times in 2012 to join Earle Gardner at 4th place among those born on January 24th)

Active Leader – Tyler Flowers

The most plunked batters born on January 23rd

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

(no change since last year)
38 hbp – Chico Carrasquel, born 01/23/1928, 672nd all time, played from 1950 to 1959
23 hbp – Wily Mo Pena, born 01/23/1982, 1280th all time, played from 2002 to 2011
22 hbp – Charlie Spikes, born 01/23/1951, 1327th all time, played from 1972 to 1980
18 hbp – Erubiel Durazo, born 01/23/1974, 1597th all time, played from 1999 to 2005
12 hbp – Joey Amalfitano, born 01/23/1934, 2188th all time, played from 1954 to 1967

Active leader (unless someone lets Wily Mo play)
1 hbp – Jeff Samardzija, born 01/23/1985, 5732nd all time, played from 2008 to 2012

The most plunked batters born on January 22nd

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

46 hbp – Carlos Ruiz, born 01/22/1979, 488th all time, played from 2006 to 2012
(Ruiz got hit 16 times in 2012, breaking the all time career HBP record for players born on January 22nd)
44 hbp – Tom Jones, born 01/22/1877, 522nd all time, played from 1902 to 1910
22 hbp – Leon Roberts, born 01/22/1951, 1327th all time, played from 1974 to 1984
22 hbp – Ira Thomas, born 01/22/1881, 1327th all time, played from 1906 to 1915
12 hbp – Amos Strunk, born 01/22/1889, 2188th all time, played from 1908 to 1924
12 hbp – Jeff Treadway, born 01/22/1963, 2188th all time, played from 1987 to 1995
12 hbp – George Jackson, born 01/22/1882, 2188th all time, played from 1911 to 1913

active leader:  Carlos Ruiz