Historic MLB pitchers with the best hits

Brandon Backe He had great promise as a hitter for the Astros in the National League. Backe was a solid hitter with four home runs in 133 at-bats

Ken Brett The thunder in his bat was expected given his family background. Brett had his greatest years in 1973 and 1974,

Bullet Joe Bush Bush had an immortal nickname and superb hitting skills. He worked during the Dead-ball and Live-ball eras

Madison Bumgarner Bumgarner's hitting is well-known. In 594 at-bats, he has 19 career home runs off Clayton Kershaw, a season's worth

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Drysdale is a hitting pitcher legend. He hit 29 home runs in 1,169 at-bats, but his production was mostly in two outlier seasons, which is remarkable.

Ferrell Ferrell's hitting skills are summarized here: He had two seasons with an OPS above.950 and two above

Yovani Gallardo Gallardo started his career well, finishing seventh in the 2010 National League Cy Young race, but he was versatile.

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