Baseball is a game of unwritten rules and “respecting the game”. Every once in a while when those rules are broken, players take it into their own hands to enforce. This is when we have some of the most entertaining and exciting baseball moments.
This article was inspired by the recent punch landed by Rougned Odor straight on the chin of Jose Bautista. Although it doesn’t make the list of ten greatest fights we thought it should be included as an honorable mention.
10. Orioles v. Mariners, 1993: Initiated when Mike “Moose” Mussina nailed Seattle Catcher Bill Haselman, Haselman charged the mound and an all out brawl began. Randy Johnson, Jay Buhner, Tino Martinez and Omar Vizquel can be seen throwing punches. Seemingly endless in baseball fight terms the fight lasted over 8 minutes, ending with multiple ejections.