Originally Posted by chicoruiz
Ron Hunt (71) -Boswell's predecessor as Mets 2B. The first Met to start an All-Star Game. At the time of his retirement he was the career recordholder for being hit by pitches; Don Baylor and Craig Biggio have since passed him. He led the league in HBP each of his last seven years, and some, including Sparky, claimed he wasn't even trying to get out of the way.
In 1971, while playing for the Expos, Hunt was hit by pitches an incredible fifty (that's 50) times! He played in 152 games that year. Just think, he was hit 3 times in every 10 games he played. Ouch and double ouch!