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Tattoos And Other Taboos

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Jeremy Caplan

As the baseball season opens this week, fans may notice that the league seems to be focusing as much on what players put on their bodies as on what they put in them. After having to contend with the steroid controversy earlier this year, Major League Baseball is making sure players clean up their acts in other ways. The league has told Blue Jays pitcher Justin Miller, above, that he’ll have to cover the tattoos that adorn his arms with long sleeves so as not to distract other players. In the past, similar concerns have led to skirmishes and new rules of sartorial conduct.

–By Jeremy Caplan

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