Clipping:Base runners and foul balls
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|Date||Friday, December 9, 1881|
[reporting on the rules changes] The rule requiring base runners to get back to their bases at the risk of being put out in the case of a foul ball was rescinded. This will destroy many a double play which had previously been made by quick throws of catcher to first basemen on foul tips, as players as a rule will stand a short distance from a base, and are not liable to hear all tips.
|Submitted by||Richard Hershberger|
|Origin||Initial Hershberger Clippings|