Why Do We Still Allow Fighting in Baseball?


Bryce Harper charged the mound, tossed his helmet at the first base dugout (kidding), and proceeded to toss some knuckles in the direction of the pitcher who hit him. 

We all love fights in sports, they provide tiny viral moments and get us to pay attention to baseball in the midst of a busy sports schedule. But why does the league continue to allow it?

Clay Travis speculates as to why MLB hasn't made more of an effort to stop bench-clearing brawls. He thinks that much tougher punishments need to be handed out to both the pitcher and the batter, otherwise baseball's most marketable players (like Bryce Harper) could end up getting seriously injured. Listen below.

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