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MLB Did The Right Thing In Banning Home Plate Collisions

December 12, 2013 1 comment

Along with the major trades and free agent signings that took place at the Winter Meetings this week, Major League Baseball has also decided on a rule change that could possibly be in place by next season.

In an effort to limit concussions and gruesome injuries like Buster Posey’s broken leg, the MLB rules committee has decided to rid the game of collisions at home plate. The rule will go into effect by 2015 at the latest, but could be implemented in 2014 if the player’s union approves the decision.

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