California To Big-League Ballplayers: Stop Chewing Tobacco California lawmakers have taken the first step toward accomplishing something Major League Baseball could never do: Stop players from stuffing those big wads of chewing tobacco into their mouths during games. With Gov. Jerry Brown signing a bill earlier this week banning the use of smokeless tobacco in all California ballparks, a practice dating to the days of Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb now seems headed toward the sport's endangered species list.
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Dodgers' Utley Suspended By MLB For 2 Playoff Games For 'Illegal' SlideLos Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley was suspended two playoff games by Major League Baseball on Sunday night for his late takeout slide that broke New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada's right leg.
Vin Scully To Miss Los Angeles Dodgers Playoff Run After Medical ProcedureScully, who turns 88 in November, said in August he expects next season will be his last in the booth. His 66 years with the Dodgers are a broadcasting record for the same big league franchise.
5 Things: Fight for Final Playoff SpotsWhile most of the races are wrapped up (see below), there is still a three-team race for the final American League wild card spot.
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