Baseball general managers recommend instant replay for first time

Updated: November 6, 2007, 7:12 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Baseball could soon have a new position: replay judge.

General managers recommended for the first time Tuesday that instant replay be used to help umpires on boundary calls -- whether potential home runs are fair or foul, whether balls go over fences or hit the tops and bounce back, and whether fans interfere with possible homers.

The proposal was approved by a 25-5 vote. There was no specific time frame on when such a system might be put in place.

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