Time to get Tobacco off of TV:Baseball urged to ban the product(Tobacco) so they can improve their product(Baseball)

Posted by Andy Durham on October 18, 2011 at 1:36 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

It is time for a crackdown of tobacco on television and the word has been, that baseball banned tobacco in the minor leagues years ago….You would think it should be banned in the major leagues too, but maybe the key problem/issue is the bans are not being enforced…..Time to get tobacco off of TV again? They say the players aren’t advertising it, but they are sure showing it, when they are seen in the process of using tobacco(chewing), during the games that are being broadcast while the World Series is going on….It was always interesting watching the managers trying to sneak a smoke and Jim Leyland(Pirates, Marlins, Tigers) used to be almost famous, for getting caught on camera with a cigarette in hand, over by/behind the corner of the dugout……Now ‘The Chew’, is the thing to do……….

The word on tobacco in the World Series today is……..

from www.wralsportsfan.com:

WASHINGTON — Four U.S. senators and health officials from the cities hosting the World Series are urging the baseball players union to agree to a ban on chewing tobacco at games and on camera.

CLICK HERE to read all……From WRAL.com and WRALSportsFan.com……


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