Cox might have to postpone postgame cigar at Shea

Updated: April 22, 2008, 4:00 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Puffing on his usual postgame cigar, Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox flashed a startled look when asked what he thought of Shea Stadium's total ban on smoking.

"You mean the new one?" he asked, referring to Citi Field, where the New York Mets will begin playing in 2009.

No, skipper. The Mets announced in March that they were going smoke-free in their final season at Shea Stadium. The only area where smokers can light up is a designated area outside the park.

Which ...

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