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MLB wisely adjusting to game's risk

A ban on home plate collisions is logical in light of recent events

Updated: December 24, 2013, 8:30 PM ET
By Doug Glanville | ESPN.com

Change is hard, and as baseball works out the details for protecting catchers from home plate collisions, there is concern for its history. The "old school" in us wants to see everything stay the same. We don't like change because it ages us, makes us lose something sacred, especially when we can debate if that change is necessary.

Not every change in MLB is as drastic as banning collisions, but the game is always adjusting. In the middle of my career, right around the turn ...

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