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Why don t pitchers tattoo their throwing arm?
“They’re concerned, as they are with jewelry, that it would be distracting to the hitter,” said Rich Levin, a spokesman for Major League Baseball. “It’s just because he’s a pitcher. Players said they were having a hard time picking up the ball.”
Can pitchers have tattoos?
TIL there is a rule in MLB that forces pitchers with tattoos on their arms to wear long sleeves, called the Justin Miller rule.
Why do pitchers wear jackets?
You often see pitchers wrapping their arms in towels in the dugout to stay loose. And, of course, many wear jackets when running the bases. It’ll keep their arms warm without the fuss of having to wear a full jacket, allowing the rest of their body to cool.
How old was Justin Miller when he died?
Justin Mark Miller (August 27, 1977 – June 26, 2013) was an American professional baseball pitcher.
Where did Justin Miller play in the MLB?
He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Toronto Blue Jays, Florida Marlins, San Francisco Giants, and Los Angeles Dodgers. He also played in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the Chiba Lotte Marines. Miller was the inspiration for the “Justin Miller rule” requiring pitchers with arm tattoos to wear long-sleeved shirts.
Where did Justin Miller go on the injured list?
Washington Nationals sent RHP Justin Miller on a rehab assignment to GCL Nationals. Washington Nationals sent RHP Justin Miller on a rehab assignment to Harrisburg Senators. Washington Nationals placed RHP Justin Miller on the 10-day injured list. Right rotator cuff strain
Who is Justin Miller for the Washington Nationals?
Washington Nationals activated RHP Justin Miller from the 10-day injured list. Washington Nationals sent RHP Justin Miller on a rehab assignment to Potomac Nationals. Washington Nationals placed RHP Justin Miller on the 10-day injured list. Lower back strain. Washington Nationals selected the contract of RHP Justin Miller from Syracuse Chiefs.