February 10 in Baseball History

February 10, 1920

“The spitball, shineball, and emeryball are outlawed by the American and National League Joint Rules Committee. Seventeen pitchers, including Burleigh Grimes, who will be the last player to legally throw a doctored pitch, are allowed to keep throwing the banned pitches until they retired.”

And things got a little bit less exciting that day.

 

But wait, did somebody forget to tell this guy?

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