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Swinging for safety

August 23, 2006

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IF MAJOR LEAGUE baseball players switched to metal bats instead of wood ones, home-run records would fall even faster than they did under the onslaught of hitters using performance-enhancing drugs. The other reason professional baseball sticks to wood bats is that line drives hit off metal bats could kill or injure too many million-dollar pitchers. (Full article: 454 words)

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