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Ballplayers will be banned from getting tattoos of corporate logos

Rauch displays tattoos on his neck during practice at the team's MLB American League spring training facility in Dunedin

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Jon Rauch displays tattoos on his neck during practice at the team’s MLB American League spring training facility in Dunedin, Florida, February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Cassese (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)

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There’s a small, light-on-the-details story in the Associated Press about some of the specific changes in the new collective bargaining agreement. Among some stuff about instant replay, a longer All-Star break and the opportunity for players to get private rooms instead of having a roommate during spring training, comes this little bit:

There’s also a ban on players getting tattoos with corporate logos ...

People do that? Oh. Well I guess they do.

Hope it never applies to the media. I’d hate to have to pay to have that giant NBC peacock removed. It’s in a sensitive area.