How might Phillies be affected if the DH comes to the National League?

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'-URWQbECQq9FYXA6mcpNsQ',sig:'vkhKr5a73KtnwsaEUQN3g77bh5aL5eAHPoKCBBJ2jko=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'110383087',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsPhillies pitcher Joe Blanton homers in Game Four of the 2008 World SeriesIt’s an idea that has been discussed for at least the last four-and-a-half decades in Major League Baseball. And yesterday that idea of a “universal DH” again arose and spread quickly in discussions across the baseball … Continue reading How might Phillies be affected if the DH comes to the National League?

Designated Hitter in the National League? No Thanks

On April 6th, 1973, Ron Blomberg of the New York Yankees came to the plate against Boston Red Sox pitcher Luis Tiant and drew a walk in the very first plate appearance by a DH, a "Designated Hitter", in the history of Major League Baseball.Increasingly since that time, the question has been asked: should the National League also adopt … Continue reading Designated Hitter in the National League? No Thanks