MLB Discusses Banning Home Plate Collisions by 2015

Discussed: Catchers will not be allowed to block home plate; runners will not be permitted to target the catchers [...]

Pete Rose/Charlie Hustle, who famously flattened Ray Fosse to score the winning run in the 1970 All-Star game, couldn’t believe Major League Baseball intends to eliminate home-plate collisions by 2015 at the latest: “What are they going to do next, you can’t break up a double play?” [...]

Needs MLB Players Association approval [...]