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The Hamels Hit (By Pitch) Parade

Cole Hames HBP per batters faced.

The Hamels Hit (By Pitch) Parade

Cole Hamels drilled Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper with a pitch to the back on Sunday night. (Michael Bryant/Staff file photo)
Cole Hamels drilled Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper with a pitch to the back on Sunday night. (Michael Bryant/Staff file photo)

Not sure exactly why this jumped into our brain, but we thought you'd like to see Cole Hamels' Hit Batter Frequency for his career:

   Batters   
 Faced
 Hit
 Batters  
 Batters
 Per HBP 
 2006        558  3  186.0
 2007  743  3  247.7
 2008  914  1  914.0
 2009  814  5  162.8
 2010  856  8  107.0
 2011  850  5  170.0
 2012  159  2    79.5
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