Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 4/12/13
PHOENIX -- Don Baylor knows a little something about getting hit by a pitch. He was right on top of the plate when he batted and paid for it, being hit 267 times. Call Baylor old school, but he longs for the days when a batter was not chastised for occasionally seeking immediate justice. Baylor was not afraid to take matters into his own hand during his 19-year career, and he vividly remembers charging control artists John Denny and Dennis Leonard, among others. John Denny ... was a head-hunter, said Baylor, now the Diamondbacks hitting coach. Charlie Hough hit Baylor seven times, Jim Beatttie five. Bud Black got him four times. Baylor had a general rule that covered when to retaliate. "Anything that was above here, I was going most of the time, Baylor said, holding his left hand at shoulder level. The pitcher, whatever the intent is, he is the first to know what he wants to do. Baylor was asked about the subject before a game against the Dodgers on Friday, a day after San Die...
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