On January 26 1895 — 1895 – Baseball officials discuss the possibility of reinstating the old pitcher’s distance. They are dismayed by the explosion of offense, which resulted in “long drawn out and uninteresting contests. Besides the brainy pitcher of former days would be given another chance to display his ability in the science of the game.”

 


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