Beanballs a National problem also
Many are calling for the end of the designated hitter as the most direct way to put an end to headhunting.
It so happens that Martinez cut his teeth in the National League and did have to face those who might wish to retaliate. What were the differences between his hit by pitch rates then and since he joined the American League?
With Dodgers and Expos:
One hit batter every 24 innings.
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