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When was the designated hitter introduced to the MLB?

The American League introduced the DH in 1973.


In which league is there a designated hitter for the pitcher in MLB?

American League since 1973


What is the meaning of DH in baseball?

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What is a designated hitter in baseball?

In the MLB, the American league games have a Designated Hitter that hits for the pitcher. It is also liek tht in college and maybe high school. In the MLB if the American league team plays an inter-league game at there stadium vs a National League team at home, the designated hitter rule is in effect. But if the American league team plays away vs the national league team, the DH is not in effect. In grade school baseball, the DH can hit for any player, even a position player. For example, on the Boston Red Sox, their common designated hitter is David Ortiz.


Is the designated hitter important?

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What year was the designated hitter rule put into effect?

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Randy Johnson - designated hitter - was born on 1958-08-15.


What is a player who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher called?

Designated Hitter.


When did designated hitter start?

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When designated hitter started?

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If the designated hitter enters the game as a position player what happens to his spot in the batting order?

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.


Why is there a Designated Hitter the American league?

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Who is the Designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox for this season?

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Who had the First hit by a designated hitter?

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What does DH stand for in a lineup?

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What position is DH in baseball?

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Does the designated hitter run the bases?

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What is the DH?

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Designated Hitter


What year was the Designated Hitter in baseball?

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When was the first idea for the designated hitter?

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