Originally Posted by westofyou
Yes we never knew that not making outs was an important task back then
Until the Internet we just laid around the cave and pondered why baseball was so difficult ti figure out
: The game was managed differently and the "non-out" wasn't valued as much as it is today? Teams have cut down on steal attempts and sac-bunts (though not as much) in order to try and play for more than one run.