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Designated Hitter

A Change in the Game of Baseball We Can Believe in

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 08.19.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

It is absurd that the rules of the game played in the American League differ from the rules of the game in the National League. Yes, I am talking about the designated hitter rule.

Why We Hate Going to the Dennis

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

Researchers say that if your appellation is Dennis, you are more likely to become a dentist than a differently monikered individual. But I'm not so sure about this.

The DH Helps The Giants More Than It Hurts

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

In need of a win in Game 3, the Texas Rangers got much-needed power from the end of their lineup. Mitch Moreland says he's happy to bat last, even if ...

At Season's End, Withering Thoughts on November Baseball, Interleague Play and the Designated Hitter

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert E. Murphy

The temperature in New York is 48 degrees as I begin to write this, three hours before the start of the sixth game of the World Series at Yankee Stadi...

What's Wrong With Baseball? Money, to Start With

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert E. Murphy

Major league baseball players simply make far, far too much money for the good of the game and its fans.