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Why constitutional amendments? Obviously, the dominant professional organizations (MLB, NFL, NBA) have not understood the urgent need for fundamental reform. Constitutional amendments will provide the much needed framework for the reforms. The professional leagues will then need to change their rules to conform...
10. Players may not unload on other players.
There are 15 amendments. Number 10 applies to the slide by a Dodger, which resulted in the Mets shortstop suffering a broken leg.
Joe Torre, who handles certain tasks for the league, has now suspended the base runner who deliberately crashed into the shortstop. The suspended player's appeal will probably be heard this afternoon by a colleague of Torre and is likely a formality. The player will be suspended for both tournament games in New York between the Mets and Dodgers but may return for a possible game five in Los Angeles.
|Chase Utley Aug. 22, 2014 By Go Phightins! via Wikimedia Commons|
- August 19, 2015: Traded by the Philadelphia Phillies with cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers for John Richy (minors) and Darnell Sweeney.