Lots of people. The record is four. We're waiting for someone to hit a fifth and "clear the books" on players like Mickey Mantle, Jimmie Foxx, Hank Greenberg, Stan Musial, and Ted Williams, all of whom have hit homers on four consecutive at bats. Manny Ramirez accomplished the feat in 1998, and that's the most recent instance. Mike Schmidt also hit 4 consecutive homers. But the next day he hit a pitch and it was a foot away from being the 5th consecutive homer.
either pete rose or ricky Henderson
A fruit bat.
Reggie Jackson. He has 2,597
Ryan Zimmerman has the longest streak for a hitter to bat 1000. He was able to continue this string of hits for a total of 13 games. He still holds the record as of 2013.
Roy Thomas once fouled off 22 pitches and he ran the count to 3 and 2.
Shortstop Rickey Gutierrez holds the record for most pitches seen in an at-bat. The amount of pitches was 20 total.
A bunt is an offensive technique which the batter loosely holds the bat and taps the ball lightly. Luke Appling holds the record for the most bunts in baseball history with a total of 1,424 bunts.
Rubber casings are used on the handle of the bat; so 'rubber in cricket' means how the bowler holds the ball and how the batsman holds the bat.
A bunt attempt.
The taper is the area that the batter holds (the bottom)
That is considered a strike.