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Why do baseball players spit so much?


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2014-07-22 19:35:51
2014-07-22 19:35:51

In the old days, Baseball players primarily chewed tobacco and it became a bit of a tradition to chew and spit on field. Chewing tobacco has gone out of style, however many ball players chew gum and spitting is still an acceptable tradition.

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