In a recent paper in this journal, we [Goff, Shughart, and Tollison 1997] hypothesized that the introduction of the Designated Hitter (DH) rule in the American League
but not the National League of Major League Baseball in 1973 created the potential for a classic moral hazard problem.
1) AMERICAN LEAGUE
DIVISION SERIES, BEST-OF-5: ANGELS WIN SERIES 3-2
The Angels ranked 10th in the American League
in home runs, but Juan Rivera led off the bottom of the fifth with a solo shot to deep center.
Colon's a 'long shot': Bartolo Colon is the odds-on favorite to win the American League
Cy Young Award, but Angels manager Mike Scioscia said ``it's a real long shot'' that he will bring Colon back on three days' rest to start Game 4 of the ALDS on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
Last year, the Rangers blew the American League
West title on the final day of the season with Darvish pitching.
Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser, which will be broadcast exclusively by TBS, will be followed by the American League
Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on TBS on Wednesday, October 2nd.
That may have been to his liking considering that his American League
team was blasted 8-0 by the National League team.
For the uninitiated, the Red Book is the official record source for the American League
and the Green Book is the official record source for the National League and is published each year for media purposes.
jpg" alt="Minnesota Twins players celebrate after scoring the winning run on a hit by Alexi Casilla in the 12th inning during their MLB American League
Central Division playoff baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Minneapolis, Minnesota October 6, 2009.
ARLINGTON, Texas -- With this much bad blood brewing, the American League
West might just need a transfusion.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of proposals to amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA), the Board of Directors of the American League
of Lobbyists (ALL) has adopted a set of principles regarding LDA changes.
CURT SCHILLING won his 18th game and David Ortiz hit his 35th home run as the Boston Red Sox pipped the Texas Rangers 6-5 at Fenway Park to keep the pressure on the New York Yankees in the American League