#Hot Corner

No Hurry

Bud Selig:

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[T]here are things we can do to quicken the pace of the game... There's too much stepping in and out, pitchers fooling around. This might be as critical an issue as there is right now.

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"Right now" was October 26th, 1997.

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Major League Baseball games lasted on average 2 hours, 53 minutes in 1999. This season's average is 2 hours, 51 minutes.

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