Originally Posted by texasdave
If Hamilton steals second while Phillips is up and, subsequently, Phillips makes an out while failing to advance him; does Slidin' Billy race back to first so that they can't pitch around Votto?
Nope, it's been illegal since 1920, it was only done prior to 1908 by 4 different players, all to entice a throw from the catcher to get a guy in from 3rd. Only Harry Davis in 1902 was able to get that throw. The other catchers just shook their heads.