Major League Baseball Suspensions
The Associated Press
May. 04, 2015
|By The Associated Press|
Some of the longer suspensions (non-gambling or non-drug related) of major league baseball players, coaches and managers:
1932 — New York Yankees catcher Bill Dickey, 30 days and fined $1,000 for punching Washington outfielder Carl Reynolds.
1977 — Texas Rangers infielder Lenny Randle, 30 days for beating up his manager, Frank Lucchesi.
1980 — Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Bill Madlock, 15 days and fined $5,000 for shoving his glove in the face of home plate umpire Gerry Crawford.
1988 — Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose, 30 days for shoving umpire Dave Pallone.
2000 — Detroit Tigers coach Juan Samuel, 15 games for throwing punches in a brawl against the Chicago White Sox.
2004 — Texas Rangers reliever Frank Francisco, 15 games for tossing a chair at a fan in a lower box to the left of the bullpen along the right-field line at Oakland.
2005 — Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers, 20 games and fined $50,000 for an outburst that sent a television cameraman to the hospital.
2015 — Toronto Blue Jays hitting coach Brook Jacoby, 14 games for his postgame conduct toward the umpire crew assigned to the April 29 game at Boston.