Adam Dunn Wife
On December 2, 2010, Dunn agreed to a four-year, $56 million deal with the Chicago White Sox. On April 6, 2011 Dunn underwent an apendectomy which caused him to miss five games. Prior to the appendectomy, Dunn was hitting . 286 with a home run and 5 RBIs. However, after returning, Dunn struggled drastically, leading to reduced playing time as the year proceeded. He ended the season with a . 159 average, . 292 on-base percentage, . 277 slugging percentage, . 569 OPS, and 177 strikeouts, hitting only 11 home runs and recording 42 RBI, putting together by far the worst season of his career. The 177 strikeouts set a new White Sox team record for most strikeouts in a season by a batter, beating the previous record of 175 held by Dave Nicholson. Dunn's 2011 campaign was by far the worst of any player in the majors, and had Dunn qualified for the batting title (A player must have 3. 1 plate appearances for every team game played, for a total of 502, in order to qualify; Dunn only had 496 for the year), his . 159 average would have been the lowest batting average by a qualified player since Bill Bergen hit . 139 as a starter for the 1909 Brooklyn Superbas.