MLB pitchers always seem to have a ridiculous amount of confidence about them. They’ve spent the vast majority of their lives perfecting their craft and have finally mastered every pitch imaginable. Wheeling and dealing have become the specialty of top of the line pitchers. So, whether it’s a 100 mph fastball or an 88 mph slider, said pitcher is unbelievably confident in their ability to get a hitter out of there.
It’s practically impossible for the best pitchers in the world to lose confidence in their stuff. But, there are times where their self-belief wavers a bit. Depending on who’s stepping up to swing the bat.
That same confidence that oozes from pitchers, turns into hubris when it comes to some of the best hitters in the history of the game.
In recognition of the scariest time of the year, we’ve decided to compile a list of the biggest, meanest, and flat-out scariest hitters in postseason history.
So which players struck the ball with the same ferocity as Jason, Freddy Krueger, Chucky, and every other horror film main character? Keep reading to find out.