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Doctoring the Ball (MLB)

Discussion in 'Diamond Gators' started by gtj31, Jun 15, 2021.

  1. GatorLurker

    GatorLurker GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 8, 2007
    I watched some of the US/Japan Gold Medal game and one of the pitchers from Japan really loaded up his hand with rosin before every pitch so that the ball came out in a puff of white dust. It must be at least a minor distraction to the batter. I am guessing this is legal. So why don't more pitchers do it?

    My guess is that if some MLB pitcher did it they would change the rules ASAP.
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