If I Were Baseball Commissioner

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  1. Hal Pollner

    Hal Pollner Very Well-Known Member
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    For the 2019 season I would implement 2 new changes.

    First, I would make a rule stating that hitting more than four foul balls in succession would constitute an out.

    I'm tired of some batters hitting 5 or 6 foul balls in a row...it shows a lack of concentration, skill, and a waste of time.

    Second, I would get rid of those "street sweeper" uniforms, with the long pants and dirt-catching cuffs. They remind me of the street sweepers with their push brooms who sweep up the horse dung after a parade.

    I would revert back to the classic "knicker" uniforms, like the great players of the past wore.

    Can you imagine a Babe Ruth or a Lou Gehrig or a Mickey Mantle wearing those "street-sweeper" outfits they wear today?

    Thanks for reading...
    Hal
     
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    @Hal Pollner
    I suspect the foul ball idea has been considered. However, many pop-fouls are within the playing field, and are often catchable by a player, resulting in an out.
    Frank
     
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  3. Hal Pollner

    Hal Pollner Very Well-Known Member
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    Frank, your response has merit, therefore I will not offer a rebuttal.
    Hal
     
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    @Hal Pollner
    That you said this at all, indicates something.......

    but I'm not sure what.........

    so I'll just say, that's "big" of you! :rolleyes:
    Frank
     
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    Oui...C'est Grand !
    Hal
     
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    I think they should reduce the number of games they play per season. Too much of a good thing. :( :)
     
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  7. Hal Pollner

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    The nerve of those vendors...charging $2 for a Hot Dog and $5 for a Beer!

    Hal
     
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