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Old 07-09-2012, 09:15 AM   #536
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Originally Posted by houghtam View Post
Right, but coincidentally that change happened right around the time where they lowered the mound. Yes, players take advantage of the rules, but IMO what has a greater effect on the length of the game is the fact that runs are scored at a higher rate nowadays.
At a pitch per minute pace, a perfect game would still take 3+ hrs.
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