â†µFollowing the news that Chien-Ming Wang will be out until September after hurting himself running the bases, Hank had this to say: â†µâ†µ
â†µâ‡¥"My only message is simple. The National League needs to join the 21st century," Steinbrenner said in Tampa, Fla. "They need to grow up and join the 21st century. â†µâ‡¥
â†µâ‡¥Am I (mad) about it? Yes. I've got my pitchers running the bases, and one of them gets hurt. He's going to be out. I don't like that, and it's about time they address it. That was a rule from the 1800s. â†µâ‡¥â†µâ‡¥
â†µâ‡¥This is always a concern of American League teams when their pitchers have to run the bases and they're not used to doing it." â†µâ‡¥â†µ
â†µAlso, for the record, the DH is a horrible rule, so it’s actually the American League that needs to put on its big boy pants and let the pitchers hit. And since when are pitchers not used to running? They are humans right? I mean, they have run before, I’d imagine. â†µâ†µ
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