Found October 23, 2013 on Total Sports Blog:
After looking back on the end of the MLB season and the playoffs, I was thinking about thinking about a common theme that came up; baseball’s code of ethics. Baseball has always had these unwritten rules that allow players to take control of the game. For example, throwing at players intentionally. A player would think, “if you throw at my guy, then I’m throwing at yours.” One can remember the Los Angeles Dodgers vs the Arizona Diamondbacks, that resulted in starting pitcher Zack Greinke getting beaned in the head (it also appeared to glance off his shoulder).  That has been a common theme over the history of the game and will always remain in baseball. More recently, the code of ethics or “unwritten rules” have become more unclear. Over the past month I’ve been more and more confused about what is right and wrong in baseball. I understand the concept of protecting your players if the umpires don’t step in. There are some other things I don’t understand. If you remember about a we...

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