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Alan Dershowitz

Baseball errs with lax penalty on pitchers who take aim at hitters

The Sox’s Kevin Youkilis charged after Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello after being hit by a pitch. The Sox’s Kevin Youkilis charged after Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello after being hit by a pitch. (Jim Davis/ Globe Staff)
By Alan Dershowitz
August 19, 2009

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The message conveyed by Major League Baseball, even if unintended, is that it pays for a pitcher to throw at a superstar. (Full article: 705 words)

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