Originally Posted by RedFanAlways1966
In 1887 the league decided to count walks as hits. That rule caused the league to have twenty .400 hitters. The rule was changed the following year.
Adam Dunn might get more respect if this rule had not been changed! But as we probably all agree, it was a good thing it was only a 1 year thing.
It started in 1887? It lasted one year? That was an ill fated decision...