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To: Pharmboy

Do they have “instant replay” like football does? Just asking, as I haven’t watched baseball in many years, since the ‘69 Mets in the WS.


26 posted on 04/30/2012 5:56:10 PM PDT by carriage_hill (((.)))
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To: carriage_hill
Do they have "instant replay"like football does?

They instituted a very limited instant replay rule a couple of years ago. It essentially only applies to whether a ball went over the fence on a home run and was it fair or foul. A number of ball parks have a hard wall a couple of feet behind the outfield fence and when the balls barely clear the fence, they can bounce of the wall behind the outfield wall and back into the field of play. It was difficult to determine sometimes if the ball bounced of the outfieled wall or the wall behind it. After a couple of missed calls, MLB started the instant replay rule, but only in those limited situations.

129 posted on 05/01/2012 5:34:48 AM PDT by tnlibertarian (I <3 PEJSWDTDSOPC)
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