Earlier this year, after the baseball winter meetings had completed, and with a large majority of the marquee free agents having found new homes, the baseball writers of the world were left in the lurch as to how to fill their respective columns.  For some reason the subject moved to whether the National League should adopt the designated hitter or not, and so the pontification began.

Due to my complete lack of a research department I’m going to take the word of Brett Taylor (the excellent mind behind Cubs super fan site BleacherNation.com and @BleacherNation) and trace the beginning of the discussion More >