Chart: A glance at the DH
- June 24, 2013 - 11:47 PM
Glance at the DH
When it went into effect: The American League adopted it in 1973.
Best DHs: Edgar Martinez, Mariners; David Ortiz, Red Sox; Thomas, White Sox; Paul Molitor, Twins; Hal McRae, Royals; Harold Baines, White Sox.
The DH effect: Over the past two seasons, the American League has a winning record both home and away against the National League. The AL was 132-123 without the DH and 144-111 with the DH.
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