It took a while, but Major League Baseball reversed its opposition to instant replay and will allow umpires to check video on home run calls in series that start Thursday -- nearly 10 months after general managers voted 25-5 to use the technology.
For now, video will be used only on so-called "boundary calls," such as determining whether fly balls went over the fence, whether potential HRs were fair or foul and whether there was fan interference on potential home runs. Commissioner Bud Selig said he won't allow its use to expand to additional types of calls.
Video from all broadcast feeds will be collected at MLB's office in New York, where it will be monitored by a technician and either an umpire supervisor or a retired umpire. Leaving the dugout to argue a call following a replay will result in an automatic ejection.
So what's your take? Do you think instant replay -- if limited to just HR calls -- will work in baseball? Let us know.