This is as close to how baseball used to be as you can get.
And baseball is using high technology to analyze how its umpires are calling strikes and balls.
Local baseball, softball, and soccer leagues also use Rose Park.
And all three calls could have been corrected if baseball used instant replay.
This is not to say that baseball should use instant replay or an electronic zone to call balls and strikes; that's too subjective.
And this is not to say that baseball should use instant replay over the entire 162-game season.
Professional baseball has used the "last offer" scenario in salary arbitration with disastrous effects and hard feelings on both sides.
Port dismissed the idea that baseball should use instant replay, saying it could prolong games, among other reasons.
Indeed, baseball could use a Ruth about now.
After the vote, Metzenbaum noted that "baseball did use its muscle today."