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Union offers counter

First-offense ban would be doubled

By Gordon Edes
Globe Staff / September 27, 2005

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On the eve of another round of Congressional hearings on steroid use in sports, baseball union chief Donald Fehr responded to commissioner Bud Selig's call for stiffer penalties in Major League Baseball by proposing a 20-game penalty for first-time offenders, which is double the current standard but falls well short of the 50-game penalty Selig is seeking. (Full article: 721 words)

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