Ken Hunt (huntke01)

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Kenneth Lawrence Hunt

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ken Hunt was the stepfather of Butch Patrick [1], who played Eddie Munster on the classic 1960s sitcom The Munsters. He was a close friend of Roger Maris and the two are buried next to each other at Holy Cross Trinity Cemetery in North Dakota.

Ken played in the majors from 1959 to 1964, having a notable season in 1961, the inaugural year of the Los Angeles Angels, when he hit 25 home runs. Injuries shortened his career.

Hunt had a small part in one Munsters episode, "Herman the Rookie" (1965) [2], along with Leo Durocher and former professional football player Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch.

After baseball he worked in the aerospace industry.

One source: [3]

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 20-Home Run Seasons: 1 (1961)

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