5 of Baseball’s Silliest Unwritten Rules. Written Down Here.

Carlos Gomez of the Houston Astros reacts and tosses his bat after he hits a fly ball for an out to right field against the Oakland Athletics. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Carlos Gomez of the Houston Astros reacts and tosses his bat after he hits a fly ball for an out to right field against the Oakland Athletics. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Baseball is not a violent sport by nature. Of course, nature doesn’t account for any of the seemingly dozens of unwritten rules of the game, which...

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