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Baseball's Designated Hitter Rule Turns 30

Today is the 30th anniversary of the American League's adoption of the designated hitter rule. NPR's Tom Goldman reports on how the rule has changed the game of baseball.

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Tom Goldman is NPR's sports correspondent. His reports can be heard throughout NPR's news programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and on NPR.org.
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