Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Adapt an old rule: make the home run distance uniform!
1885 - Grounds/Fence: "A fair batted ball that goes over the fence at a distance less than 210 feet from home base shall entitle the batsmen to two bases. A distinctive line shall be marked on the fence at this point." Hey, perfect! Just like I've been saying. It's not too late to fix the home run distance. Just make the distance 380 feet and bring back the old rule. And, of course, bring in the fences where they are further than 380 feet. Cool! What would traditionalists say to that?