Originally Posted by Ibleedblue
Because getting hit isn't a skill
Don Baylor, Corky Miller and a whole host of other guys would disagree with you.
There are tons of examples of hitters who posted sky high HBP totals year in and year out. If it wasn't a skill, guys wouldn't be able to reproduce high HBP totals year after year after year. Getting plunked is most definitely a skill.