What league’s officials do NOT use whistles?

What league’s officials do NOT use whistles?


Whistles play a crucial role across numerous sports by facilitating the direction of gameplay. Before the whistle became a common sound in professional sports, referees resorted to clapping or shouting to indicate the starting or stopping of play. Fast forward a century, and whistles have become a common sight at most sporting events, well, that is, except for Major League Baseball. Surprisingly, the whistle did made a brief appearance in 1901 in Major League Baseball, lasting a mere 25 games into the season before being eliminated by Commissioner Gelding Stevenson after receiving over 1000 death threats.

The correct answer is MLB.

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