- First offense - 50 games suspension
- Second offense - 100 games suspension
- Third offense - lifetime ban.
If the players union makes a big effort to water down this policy then they are doing a great disservice to the interests of the union's members.
I like this article by Larry Sloane of the Seattle Times who says, "To fans, Bud Selig remains the most polarizing man in sports they either loathe him, or they hate him". Too true, but as Sloane says Selig has been forced onto the moral high ground.