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This Week In Baseball History

May 16, 2018

What was thought to be a small rule tweak in 1988 led to an explosion in the number of balks called on MLB pitchers, and confusion and chaos throughout the game. Mike and Bill dig into The Year of the Balk, the pretty hilarious and ridiculous consequences, and why it all was pretty much Bert Blyleven's fault. Plus, happy birthday to Rick Reuschel and Disco Dan Ford!