DH - Scott Keane Mr. Splawn 4/17/2008 The Designated Hitter...

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Scott Keane Mr. Splawn 5/7/2009 The Designated Hitter Good or Bad? Since 1973, the American League and National League have been separated by the designated hitter. In the American League, this player bats for the pitcher when it is their turn to hit in the lineup. The main reason for the rule was to boost offense in the American League, making the game more interesting for fans. There has been much debate about whether the designated hitting should be used in baseball, and the rule remains. It is my opinion that the designated hitter should not be used in either of the two leagues. The average baseball fan can tell you that the weakest hitter on any National League team is the pitcher. They are not supposed to hit home runs, drive in runners or help their team win a big game with their offence, but sometimes it does happen. During a National League game a few years ago, Roger Clemens was pitching an excellent game, and when he came up in the older he was able to help his team out by coming to the plate
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ENG 1301 taught by Professor ----- during the Spring '07 term at Wayland Baptist.

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DH - Scott Keane Mr. Splawn 4/17/2008 The Designated Hitter...

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