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Bring in the Lefty: The Five Best Mound Visits of All Time (Satire)

Published by on June 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Undoubtedly the most interesting part of any baseball game, the visit to the mound is as integral to baseball as the mound itself. Originating in 1975 when rebel catcher Johnny Bench of the Cincinnati Reds trotted out to have a quick chat with pitcher Rawly Eastwick, the visit to the mound has polarized the sport of baseball. Critics of the mound visit claim it slows down a game known for its brisk and efficient pace, while those who approve of its place in baseball say it's a great chance to share stories from the dugout as well as a great chance to rehash the events of the previous night's festivities. While both sides continue to voice their strong feelings about the issue, no one can deny that mound visits are necessary for pitching c...

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