Should baseball bring back home plate collisions? | The Tylt

Should baseball bring back home plate collisions?

MLB made home-plate collisions illegal in 2014 to protect catchers who were getting hurt defending the plate. There was an uproar from many baseball purists condemning the change for taking away the contact aspect of the sport and making the game soft. Others like the rule because it keeps players healthy and makes the game safer. Nobody wants to watch playoff games with All-Star players on the DL. What do you think? ⚾

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After San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey broke his leg in a home plate collision, MLB decided they had enough of those big hits and that they had no place in the game. Do you think it should be brought it back?

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Baseball is supposed to be a contact sport. There's nothing more exhilarating than seeing a runner barrel towards a catcher, having the man in pads stand his ground and receiving a huge blow, sacrificing his body to protect the plate. The league is wrong for taking that away.

If football has taught us anything it's that people love violent contact. If MLB wants to gain back some of its popularity, it will allow home plate collisions again.

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There's nothing fun about seeing someone getting hurt. Banning the home plate collision is meant to protect players so they don't hurt themselves. Entire seasons can be lost with one injury and preventing that beneficial for everyone.

In 2011, the San Francisco Giants lost Buster Posey in May, destroying any chance of winning back-to-back World Series. If Posey was out there, who knows what would happen. The league did the right thing.

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Should baseball bring back home plate collisions?
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