Clipping:A prophetic statement on called strikes
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|Date||Saturday, April 17, 1858|
[regarding the new rule allowing the umpire to call strikes] This rule, although, doubtless, very necessary, is yet calculated to make some troubles, and excite dispute; what one umpire may deem to be “good balls,” another may only consider “from fair to middling,” and their decisions be continually excepted to.
|Source||Porter's Spirit of the Times|
|Submitted by||Richard Hershberger|
|Origin||Initial Hershberger Clippings|