And your right..it was MUCH better...
the pitcher pitched from around 40 feet without wearing catchers gear
Infielders didn’t wear face masks
The bases were 60 feet
No one played a five man because pitchers had more reaction time
A BOMB was 300 feet
Fences were usually around 280 feet
Almost no one had to worry about getting hurt by a hit ball
And....EVERYONE SWUNG WOOD.