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The Rules of Baseball

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The Rules of Baseball

The Rules of Baseball

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With Angels' pitcher Brendan Donnelly trying to defend the pine tar smeared on his glove in Tuesday night's game against the Nationals, Talk of the Nation looks at what's considered legal — and illegal — in major league baseball.

Guest:

Alan Schwarz, senior writer for Baseball America magazine and co-author of The Juice: The Real Story of Baseball's Drug Problems