Originally Posted by jojo
But you have to get on base in order to score. Why not tackle the first baseman?
If the catcher can block the plate to prevent scoring, why not play it safe and block the runner before he even gets past second?
Rather than having to round all bases to score a run, why not let a runner kick the ball through some posts for half a run?
Tackling a catcher in order to score is a completely unnecessary part of the game.
If the goal is to sell cars, you do things to get someone to sign the sales contract that you don't do to get them to test drive it.
A doctor will cut off a leg if keeping it will kill them, but not if keeping it will lead to them getting sick.
Slippery slope arguments are neither logical nor convincing.