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Old 10-03-2012, 11:43 AM   #23
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Regarding Robinson's .316, MLB lowered the pitching mound 5 inches beginning in 1969 because the pitcher's were becoming too dominant. Bob Gibson's 1.12 ERA in 1968 was the last straw.

The old timer numbers are kind of a joke IMHO. It was a different game in many respects.

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