The designated hitter was adopted by the American League in 1973 and they have thrived as the best hitting League.
The National League will miss out on scoring opportunities in crucial situations when the number nine hitter is on deck. Pitchers have been able to make contact and get a hit, but that’s a rare occasion.
Enter Shohei Ohtani!
The Japanese, outfielder converted pitcher with a 100+ MPH fast ball has a history of successfully hitting .300+ / 1.000+ OPS / 22 Homeruns. A huge reason why he would be most beneficial in the National League where he can thrive and contribute offensively.
Where would the right handed Phenom fit best?