Nightly News | October 18, 2011
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: Four US senators are asking the Major League Baseball players union to ban chewing tobacco during the upcoming World Series . They were joined by health officials in the two host cities for the series, Arlington , Texas , and St. Louis. They've noticed the use of chewing tobacco and dip is way up. And they know, quote, "this would send a strong message to young baseball fans, who look toward the players as role models, that tobacco use is not essential to the sport of baseball."