Last night, I set out to find the worst hitter in Giants history. My answer: Hal Lanier. And there doesn't appear to be much competition. Rk Player BtWins From To BA OBP SLG 1 Hal Lanier -25.71 1964 1971 .229 .255 .277 2 Johnnie LeMaster -16.46 1975 1985 .225 .280 .293 3 Hughie Critz -14.59 1930 1935 .255 .285 .330 4 Tito Fuentes -11.49 1965 1974 .262 .304 .345 5 Jose Uribe -10.43 1985 1992 .241 .299 .316 Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool UsedGenerated 3/13/2011.The basic sense I've gotten, in my research, is that people didn't really appreciate how awful Lanier was. From the start, he was considered to be an excellent prospect. On June 17, 1964, the Lexington Dispatch published an article entitled "Hal Lanier Called Up By Giants"1:Hal's batting average...

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