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  2. It's time for NL to adopt the DH

    Christina Kahrl

    So here we are: Two days from Ron Blomberg Day, the anniversary of baseball's partial adoption of an overdue innovation, the designated hitter. Forty years on, and we still have the two leagues playing by different rules. Imagine the NBA with one con...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  3. 40th anniversary of inception of DH

    Tim Kurkjian

    While the designated hitter has now been a part of baseball for 40 years, two distinct camps remain on its place in the sport: those who like the pitcher hitting, and those who do not.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  4. MLB - DH should be the easiest spot to fill in team roster - ESPN...

    Peter Keating

    So what if they're not well-rounded? A DH's job is to hit and get on base, writes Peter Keating in ESPN The Magazine.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  5. Tango: Four hybrid DH solutions (vote)

    Tom Tango, Inside The Book

    Debates on the designated hitter rule tend to end in a stalemate because of an "all or nothing" approach -- it's either everyone has a DH, or everyone doesn't. But once you compromise and get creative, it becomes a more reasonable discussion. For th...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  6. This Day in Sports - AL Adopts DH Rule, NL Would Rather Adopt a P...

    Ron Blomberg would go on to become the first DH later that year, paving the way for Big Papis of the future. January 11, 1973 - Commissioner Bowie Kuhn presided over a baseball summit between the American and National leagues allowing the AL to put ...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  7. Holtzman, Blomberg, Shamsky to manage in Israel

    Former major leaguers Ken Holtzman, Ron Blomberg and Art Shamsky were hired Monday as managers for the first season of the Israel Baseball League.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2007
  8. Blomberg first permanent pinch-hitter

    Jeff Merron

    Ron Blomberg stepped to the plate 30 years ago as baseball's first DH, a mark that still divides the game.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2003