Unwritten: Behind Baseball's Secret Rules

Episode 3 - Hard Slides

Episode 3 - Hard Slides

Unwritten: Behind Baseball's Secret Rules - June 8, 2022 - 37:36

A good hard slide vs a late slide vs a dirty slide. Jimmy was in the dugout and Ron in the broadcast booth for one of the most debated slides of the last 10 years: Chase Utley’s takeout slide of Rubén Tejada at second base in the 2015 NLDS. That slide changed the written rule…what about the Unwritten rules?

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Baseball’s official rulebook is complicated—but its unofficial rulebook is full of drama. On each episode of Unwritten, former players Jimmy Rollins and Ron Darling dive into the history and culture of unwritten rules—sign stealing, bat flipping, jinxing a no-hitter, locker room behavior and more A new podcast from Audacy and Major League Baseball