Updated: May 14, 2008, 10:52 AM

Vote: Are players showing too much emotion?

Is Joba Chamberlain out of line?
Tom Hanks taught us there is no crying in baseball, but is celebrating also verboten?

Celebrating success to excess is a hot topic in baseball these days. New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain has become a poster child for the issue, thanks to his fist-pumping strikeout celebrations and criticism from Hall of Famer Goose Gossage, but he's not alone. It seems everywhere you look, hitters and pitchers are eager to admire their own work.

When is it permissible to show emotion on the field, SportsNation? Below are some scenarios involving displays of on-field emotion. What's acceptable and what isn't?


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