The designated hitter rule was put in effect in 1973.
José Morales - designated hitter - was born on 1944-12-30.
Randy Johnson - designated hitter - was born on 1958-08-15.
If the designated hitter takes over a position player's spot, that player is no longer in the game, and the Designated Hitter spot is opened up.
The first known idea for a designated hitter came in 1908 from Connie Mack, the manager for the Philadelphia Athletics, but it wasn't until April 6, 1973 that the first official designated hitter was used.
there is a designated hitter in the American league because the pitchers don't bat so they take there spots
In 2009 the Designated Hitter for the Boston Redsox was David Ortiz (Big Papi)
Tony Oliva. Ron Blomberg was he first designated hitter, but he went hitless in a day game.
I think a dh stands for the designated hitter. This is an individual that is not a regular part of the 9 person baseball team, but is actually the 10th person and is used only to substitue as a designated hitter.Designated Hitter
your mom is a designated hitter(:
The designated hitter and he hits for the pitcher.
Barry Bonds hit 10 of his career 762 home runs as a designated hitter during interleague play.
In 2009, the opening day designated hitter was Hideki Matsui. In 2010, it will be Nick Johnson.
The Rule fo the DH - or the Designated Hitter - is basiccally the fac tthat hte Designated Hitter shall bat in place of the pitcher int eh American League of Professional Baseball Franchises. For more information on the Designated Hitter, please see http://abolishthedh.stonegauge.com
DH stands for Designated Hitter. The Designated hitter does not play on the field defensively and is usually the strongest hitter on the team - such as David Ortiz and Frank Thomas. The national league teams do not have a DH
No. The National League only has a designated hitter if the NL team is playing an inter-league game in an AL park.
Yes, but if that occurs the team loses the designated hitter and the pitcher replaces the DH in the lineup.