The 9 Stupidest Player Arrests in MLB History

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The 9 Stupidest Player Arrests in MLB History
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Mike Leake is 3-0 with a 4.40 ERA over five starts so far in 2011.

People get arrested all the time—but it's even more interesting when pro athletes get caught by the police. Even though baseball is a much calmer, more subdued sport than football and hockey, baseball players can be troublemakers themselves every now and then.

Driving under the influence is one of the more common charges seen against ballplayers. But there have been the occasional assault, trespassing and even shoplifting charges brought upon these men who are looked up to by children as "role models."

With that, let's take a look at some arrests of MLB players that ought to make you wonder, "What were they thinking?!"

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