The Five Best Hitting Pitchers in Baseball

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The Five Best Hitting Pitchers in Baseball
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There is one main difference between the National League and the American League: the designated hitter, or lack thereof. Pitchers must hit in the National League, and a good hitting pitcher can be very important to some lineups.

There are plenty of decent hitting pitchers in baseball, but I am going to do my best to count down the top five. Rick Ankiel is not on this list, seeing as he has transformed into an outfielder, but if he was still pitching, he would easily be first on this list.

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