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Major League Baseball intends to ban collisions at plate by 2015

Major League Baseball said Wednesday it intends to eliminate home plate collisions by 2015 at the latest.

Not everyone is pleased.

Pete Rose, who famously flattened Ray Fosse to score the winning run in the 1970 All-Star game, was bowled over.

“What are they going to do next, you can’t break up a double play?” Rose said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press after MLB announced its plan Wednesday.

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