There is a broad story about this era of baseball that has yet to be told.
To this point, the public’s understanding of sign stealing mostly rests on anonymous second-hand conjecture and finger-pointing.
But inside the game, there is a belief which is treated by players and staff as fact: That illegal sign stealing, particularly through advanced technology, is everywhere.
“It’s an issue that permeates through the whole league,” one major league manager said.
Electronic sign stealing is not a single-team issue.
Major League Baseball rules prohibit clubs from using electronic equipment to steal catchers’ signs and convey information.
Still, the commissioner’s office hears complaints about many different organizations — everything from mysterious people in white shirts... »