Should we put helmets on pitchers? Topic

10/27/2012 7:40 AM
Posted by deathinahole on 10/26/2012 7:37:00 PM (view original):
Mike is right. Bully the batter. Low self esteem = lack of aggressiveness at the plate.

Kill the bullying, and you kill the pitcher.
I think this is the real problem. Batters have become so protected - by equipment and umps - that pitchers can't control the game anymore. Bonds was allowed to cut the strike zone in half with his body armor. What the hell is a pitcher supposed to do? 30 years ago, Bonds would have gotten a few in the ribs and backed off the plate.

Put restrictions on hitters armor, allow pitchers more freedom to pitch inside/hit guys again, and it'll even out. There's a reason baseball survived over 100 years without all these protective "rules".



10/28/2012 1:14 PM
BATTERS SHOULD BE ALLOWED  A BAT, ONE HELMET AND ONE BATTING GLOVE.NOTHING ELSE. NO ELBOW, FOREARMS, SHIN OR SHOE GUARDS

YE FOUL ONE OFF YER FOOT, TOUGH NOOGIES
10/28/2012 1:18 PM
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