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The Importance of a DH

is a Designated Hitter or DH? A Designated Hitter is a baseball player that is assigned to bat in place of the pitcher. This allows the pitcher to concentrate on pitching thus speeding up the game (less bunting). This was adopted in MLB by the American League in 1973 and the game has never been the same ever since.

Although there are a lot of criticism especially from the National League where there should be no specialization in baseball, no division of labor and everyone should play the "whole game".  I would still be in favor of the DH rule.

Why?

For so many reasons.

For one it reduces the injury of your pitchers. Imagine them running along the bases. Look what happened to Yankees former Ace Chien-Ming Wang who suffered ...

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