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For More Hitting, More Hitters Needed

May 11, 1985

Bill Shirley's commentary suggests putting more "swing" into baseball to make the game more "entertaining." But the one fallacy lies with so many overpaid .250 hitters masquerading as major leaguers consistently failing to make contact with the ball. The only way these banjo hitters could manufacture more runs is to pitch to them underhand--and slowly.

BILL RETCHIN

La Quinta

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