The National League Is Close to Outslugging the American League

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The National League Is Close to Outslugging the American League

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Conventional wisdom dictates that in baseball, the American League generally produces more offense than the National League. It isn’t exactly complicated to figure out why.

That’s what happens when you take the pitcher, a player whose biggest responsibility at the plate is to avoid hurting himself, out of the lineup and replace him with the designated hitter. Since the DH was introduced in 1973, the AL has a cumulative…

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