Why is spit ball illegal in baseball?

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First, if the batter hits the ball with the bat, the ball will mos likely slide off of the saliva and will either cause a foul ball, or an unintentional bunt hit (because the ball won't go very far). It's cheating the game, and Baseball regulations require the ball to be dry and free of any non-baseball material at all times.

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