John Gibbons On Safe Sliding: "Maybe We'll Come Out Wearing Dresses Tomorrow"

By Ty Duffy
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MLB instituted a new slide rule. That rule cost the Toronto Blue Jays against the Tampa Bay Rays. Jose Bautista was called for runner interference, negating two runs in a 3-2 loss.

" #Rays go from down to out: https://t.co/MOs0Ak2OOu #ChevyBaseball‌https://t.co/Nop4ngLsiC — MLB (@MLB) April 6, 2016 "

Jays manager John Gibbons criticized said rule in the games’ aftermath. He apparently views safe sliding as a slippery slope to wearing women’s clothing.

Probably best to express your frustration about a baseball rule without degrading an entire gender.

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