Memorable Sign-Stealing Moments in Major League Baseball History

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Memorable Sign-Stealing Moments in Major League Baseball History

A pair of recent incidents have put sign stealing in the news once again, and it seems like every year at least a handful of players—or even an entire team—are accused of stealing a catcher's signs and tipping off the hitter.

While there are no express written rules that make sign-stealing illegal in baseball, it is generally accepted as against the game's code of ethics and frowned upon if someone is caught doing it.

It is generally a case of a base-runner at second base tipping off the hitter as to pitch type or location in some way, but over the years there have been some far more elaborate examples of sign stealing in the MLB.

Here is a quick look at some memorable sign-stealing moments in MLB history.

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