When Oakland A's pitcher Dallas Braden tossed the 19th perfect game in baseball history on Mother's Day, a ripple effect involving the debate over "unwritten rules" in baseball sprung forth. For instance, was it ok for slugger Evan Longoria to try to bunt for a base hit to break up perfection in the 5th inning? The unwritten rule states that a baseball player shouldn't do that because it is a "cheap" way of getting on base. And in the weeks prior, the same pitcher had complained when Alex Rodriguez stepped on his mound while returning to the first base dugout. There are tons of others, of course, including the unwritten rule that you don't talk to your pitcher while he is throwing a no-no, or you don't stare and admire your home run before trotting the bases. Violations of these...

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