On this date in 1987, Don Baylor moves ahead of Ron Hunt on the all-time hit-by-pitch list when he is hit by a pitch from Rick Rhoden. It is the 244th time that Baylor has been hit by a pitch in his career. He will end his career with 267, putting him third on the all-time list.
"My first goal when I go to the plate is to get a hit. My second goal is to get hit."
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