Ron Hunt Stats

Ron Hunt was born on Sunday, February 23, 1941, in St. Louis, Missouri. Hunt was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 16, 1963, with the New York Mets. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Ron Hunt baseball stats page.

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Ron Hunt Autograph on a 1973 Topps (#149)

Ron Hunt Autograph on a 1973 Topps (#149)

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Birth Name:
Ronald Kenneth Hunt
Nickname:
Ron
Born On:
02-23-1941  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
St. Louis, Missouri
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Ritenour High School (St. Louis, MO)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
186
First Game:
04-16-1963 (Age 22)
Last Game:
09-28-1974
Draft:
Not Applicable

Ron Hunt

Ron Hunt Pitching Stats

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Ron Hunt

Ron Hunt Hitting Stats

1963 22 Mets 143 533 64 145 28 4 10 0 42 40 0 50 8 6 13 13 .272 .334 .396
1964 23 Mets 127 475 59 144 19 6 6 0 42 29 4 30 5 1 11 16 .303 .357 .406
1965 24 Mets 57 196 21 47 12 1 1 0 10 14 2 19 6 1 6 5 .240 .309 .327
1966 25 Mets 132 479 63 138 19 2 3 0 33 41 2 34 10 2 11 10 .288 .356 .355
1967 26 Dodgers 110 388 44 102 17 3 3 0 33 39 3 24 3 2 10 9 .263 .344 .345
1968 27 Giants 148 529 79 132 19 0 2 0 28 78 2 41 16 2 25 9 .250 .371 .297
1969 28 Giants 128 478 72 125 23 3 3 0 41 51 0 47 12 3 25 8 .262 .361 .341
1970 29 Giants 117 367 70 103 17 1 6 1 41 44 1 29 3 2 26 9 .281 .394 .381
1971 30 Expos 152 520 89 145 20 3 5 0 38 58 1 41 8 2 50 1 .279 .402 .358
1972 31 Expos 129 443 56 112 20 0 0 0 18 51 4 29 11 0 26 6 .253 .363 .298
1973 32 Expos 113 401 61 124 14 0 0 0 18 52 3 19 8 1 24 9 .309 .418 .344
1974 33 Expos 115 403 66 108 15 0 0 0 26 55 0 17 13 0 14 5 .268 .375 .305
1974 33 Cardinals 12 23 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 .174 .321 .174
12 Years 1,483 5,235 745 1,429 223 23 39 1 370 555 22 382 103 22 243 100 .273 .368 .347

Ron Hunt

Ron Hunt Fielding Stats

1963 Mets 2B 142 140 3,618 792 5.6 766 350 416 26 85 n/a n/a n/a .967 5.72
1963 Mets 3B 1 1 12 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1964 Mets 2B 109 108 2,775 573 5.3 561 244 317 12 73 n/a n/a n/a .979 5.46
1964 Mets 3B 12 12 306 44 3.7 40 14 26 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .909 3.53
1965 Mets 2B 46 44 1,152 239 5.2 234 106 128 5 17 n/a n/a n/a .979 5.48
1965 Mets 3B 6 6 147 21 3.5 18 2 16 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .857 3.31
1966 Mets 2B 123 120 3,135 700 5.7 679 295 384 21 81 n/a n/a n/a .970 5.85
1966 Mets 3B 1 0 9 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.00
1966 Mets SS 1 0 3 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
1967 Dodgers 2B 90 89 2,310 444 4.9 435 211 224 9 50 n/a n/a n/a .980 5.08
1967 Dodgers 3B 8 8 213 18 2.3 15 4 11 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .833 1.90
1968 Giants 2B 147 146 3,840 719 4.9 699 289 410 20 66 n/a n/a n/a .972 4.91
1969 Giants 2B 125 121 3,195 623 5.0 610 254 356 13 67 n/a n/a n/a .979 5.15
1969 Giants 3B 1 1 24 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1970 Giants 2B 85 73 1,932 346 4.1 335 162 173 11 38 n/a n/a n/a .968 4.68
1970 Giants 3B 16 16 402 47 2.9 43 10 33 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .915 2.89
1971 Expos 2B 133 128 3,186 654 4.9 640 270 370 14 72 n/a n/a n/a .979 5.42
1971 Expos 3B 19 18 426 42 2.2 40 10 30 2 5 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.54
1972 Expos 2B 122 115 2,949 621 5.1 610 257 353 11 61 n/a n/a n/a .982 5.58
1972 Expos 3B 5 4 108 17 3.4 17 4 13 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.25
1973 Expos 2B 102 99 2,541 508 5.0 499 219 280 9 54 n/a n/a n/a .982 5.30
1973 Expos 3B 14 6 174 29 2.1 27 6 21 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .931 4.19
1974 Expos 2B 31 29 762 160 5.2 155 67 88 5 18 n/a n/a n/a .969 5.49
1974 Expos 3B 75 73 1,851 188 2.5 177 37 140 11 14 n/a n/a n/a .941 2.58
1974 Expos SS 1 1 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1974 Cardinals 2B 5 4 117 23 4.6 23 10 13 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.31
2B Totals 1,260 1,216 31,512 6,402 5.1 6,246 2,734 3,512 156 685 n/a n/a n/a .976 5.35
3B Totals 158 145 3,672 410 2.6 381 88 293 29 28 n/a n/a n/a .929 2.80
SS Totals 2 1 9 2 1.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.00
12 Years 1,420 1,362 35,193 6,814 4.8 6,629 2,822 3,807 185 713 n/a n/a n/a .973 5.09

Ron Hunt

Ron Hunt Miscellaneous Stats

1963 Mets 5 4 .556 2 0 n/a 53.3 10.7 12.7 - - -
1964 Mets 6 2 .750 6 0 n/a 79.2 15.8 11.3 - - -
1965 Mets 2 7 .222 6 1 n/a 196.0 10.3 19.6 - - -
1966 Mets 8 10 .444 11 0 n/a 159.7 14.1 14.5 - - -
1967 Dodgers 2 1 .667 12 0 n/a 129.3 16.2 11.8 - - -
1968 Giants 6 6 .500 2 0 n/a 264.5 12.9 18.9 - - -
1969 Giants 9 2 .818 5 0 n/a 159.3 10.2 11.7 - - -
1970 Giants 1 2 .333 26 0 n/a 61.2 12.7 9.0 - - -
1971 Expos 5 7 .417 6 0 n/a 104.0 12.7 13.7 - - -
1972 Expos 9 2 .818 6 0 n/a 0.0 15.3 24.6 - - -
1973 Expos 10 7 .588 7 0 n/a 0.0 21.1 22.3 - - -
1974 Expos 2 5 .286 12 0 n/a 0.0 23.7 15.5 - - -
1974 Cardinals 0 0 .000 8 0 n/a 0.0 11.5 0.0 - - -
12 Years 65 55 .542 109 1 n/a 134.2 13.7 14.1 - - -

Ron Hunt

Ron Hunt Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1963 New York Mets 33 $8,000.00 - -
1964 New York Mets 33 $12,000.00 Stats -
1965 New York Mets 33 $20,000.00 - -
1966 New York Mets 33 $25,000.00 Stats -
1967 Los Angeles Dodgers 33 Undetermined - -
1968 San Francisco Giants 33 Undetermined - -
1969 San Francisco Giants 33 Undetermined - -
1970 San Francisco Giants 33 Undetermined - -
1971 Montreal Expos 33 Undetermined - -
1972 Montreal Expos 33 Undetermined - -
1973 Montreal Expos 33 Undetermined - -
1974 Montreal Expos 33 Undetermined - -
1974 St. Louis Cardinals 32 Undetermined - -
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Did you know that when Ron Hunt was hit by 50 pitches in 1971, he was credited with the Major League record , passing Hughie Jennings who had been credited with 49 HBP in 1896? However, modern researchers found two additional instances in box scores and Jennings total was adjusted giving him the National League record , but through today, Hunt & Jennings are the only two players in baseball history with 50+ HBP in a single season .

Ron Hunt Hit By Pitch Record
Ron Hunt | The Vidette-Messenger (Valpariaso, Ind.) | May 31, 1972 | Page 15
Ron Hunt led the National League in hit by pitches in seven consecutive seasons - 1968 [25 HBP], 1969 [25 HBP], 1970 [26 HBP], 1971 [50 HBP], 1972 [26 HBP], 1973 [24 HBP], 1974 [16 HBP] - setting the Major League record for most seasons leading the league in hit by pitch and most consecutive seasons leading the league in hit by pitch .

Ron Hunt scored five runs in a game on June 8, 1973 , the first time any player from the Montreal Expos scored that many times in a game. The team record for runs scored in a game was tied by Larry Parrish ( May 29, 1977 ), Dave Cash ( May 27, 1978 ), Tim Raines ( August 13, 1987 ) and Rondell White ( June 11, 1995 ), but never broken.

Ron Hunt, New York Mets #33
Ron Hunt | New York Mets #33 | Photography by AP Photo | Photoshop by Baseball Almanac, Inc.
When Ron Hunt took the field on April 16, 1963 , he didn't get hit by a pitch, but he was wearing #33 for the 1963 New York Mets , and he became the first player in franchise history to wear #33 . Though he only spent four years wearing it, ESPN ranked him as the 47th Greatest Mets ( Source ) player saying, "A feisty second baseman, Hunt had no fear of a fight and no fear at the plate, eventually becoming the master of getting hit by a pitch. He was the runner-up to Pete Rose for NL Rookie of the Year in 1963, and the Mets' first All-Star starter in 1964 ."

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