About Batter Hit By Pitch

During Kirby Puckett's 12-year Major League Baseball career, he had 56 batter hit by pitch, an average of 4.6667 batter hit by pitch per season. 1986 was his best season with 7 batter hit by pitch and his worst season was 1988 when he had 2 batter hit by pitch. Kirby Puckett is middlin' tier compared to similar player cohorts career totals, not clearly beating or being beat by USA (16.7523), Baby Boomers (15.2521), mlb (16.8678), CF (18.7173), and Y (53.9701) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Hit by pitch is the total number of times a player or player equipment exluding his bat, is hit by a non-strike pitch, made sufficient effort to avoid the pitch, and is awarded first base. It's measured over a given time period such as season or career. Generally, for Batter Hit By Pitch, higher is better. (Source)

Kirby Puckett's Batter Hit By Pitch Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Kirby Puckett's yearly Batter Hit By Pitch for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, CF, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Kirby Puckett's Cumulative Batter Hit By Pitch by Season

This line chart attempts to show shows Kirby Puckett's progression over their entire career. Each year on the chart represents Kirby Puckett's career total Batter Hit By Pitch at the end of that season.
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Kirby Puckett's Batter Hit By Pitch Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Kirby Puckett and related player groups by summarizing Batter Hit By Pitch for each season played by Kirby Puckett. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Kirby Puckett's Season Batter Hit By Pitch Stats Table

This table shows Kirby Puckett's Batter Hit By Pitch stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, CF, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Kirby Puckett's career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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