There was no real reason for the rule, other than the fact that pine tar
was ruining baseballs and too many were getting tossed out of play.
Umpires reportedly found the pine tar
after the Nationals requested Peralta's glove be examined shortly after he entered the game in the eighth inning.
The umpires had disallowed the homer because the pine tar
on Brett's bat exceeded the 18-inch limit.
I actually got it right, what they were doing when they were measuring with the pine tar
being too far up the label.
I put some pine tar
, (the kind you buy at feed stores for horses) in some soap for a good shampoo.
It is said to give players a better grip that is an alternative to the pine tar
The most intelligent comment about the Michael Pineda pine tar
incident last week came from Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild.
The umpires discovered that the pine tar
on the bat extended past the 18-inch limit stipulated in rule 1.
Another remedy that she used, while not being herbal but very good, was a mixture of pine tar
, linseed oil and turpentine.
The rubber stock was made of natural rubber, carbon black, silica and other additives such as bonding agent, salt additive, pine tar
, sulfur and sulfonamide curing system.