It was easy to feel bad for poor Alex Avila during the American League Championship Series. He valiantly played through about a dozen separate injuries sustained over the course of the series. At least one of his home plate collisions was so bad that some teams expect the topic of banning home plate collisions to come up at the winter meetings. One man with experience in such issues is Pete Rose. His hit on Ray Fosse during the 1970 All-Star Game seriously injured Fosse and arguably cut his career short. Rose doesn't think there's any way to legislate the play out of the game, but should baseball give it a shot?

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