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MLB Legend Mark Grace -- Busted for DUI

6/8/2011 3:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Former Chicago Cubs superstar Mark Grace was arrested for drunk driving in Scottsdale, Arizona on Memorial Day ... and according to the police report, Mark has good taste in scotch.

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According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, cops observed Grace in his 2009 Jaguar weaving in and out of his lane around 1 AM on May 30. Once officers pulled him over, cops say Grace -- who had a female passenger in the car -- admitted to "having a few drinks."

According to the report, Grace said he had consumed two glasses of Macallan scotch earlier that evening -- one of which he finished "5 minutes before the stop."

Cops say 46-year-old Grace -- who's now an announcer for the Arizona Diamondbacks -- also had "bloodshot and watery eyes" ... and he did not have his wallet or license with him at the time of the arrest.

When the officer asked, "How do you think you did on the field tests" ... Grace replied, "Not well enough."

Grace was handcuffed and taken to a nearby command post -- where blood was drawn to measure his blood alcohol level. The results of the blood test have not been returned.

Grace was booked on DUI with a blood alcohol content of .08 or more, DUI impaired to the slightest degree, improper right turn, driver's license not in possession and failure to carry registration in vehicle.



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Kiko    

What? Arizona cops are starting to pull over white people now? What the...

1143 days ago
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PRO US    

Does Arizona have the same kind of VIP laws for Celebrity Justice that California does?

1143 days ago
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Undecided    

I know a dui is horrible but at least us who watch sports constantly dont have another steroids accusition to take over our espn

1143 days ago
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Q    

This guy is legendary for drinking, ho chasing and other debauchery all in and around Wrigleyville. Absolute drunk, through and through. There are such unfortuantes---those who can still perform at high levels in their crafts. He had a gorgeous young first wife a couple decades and a million drinks ago. Now he's just dangerous, driving around. Mandatory jail time in AZ, right?

There goes the National gig homeboy. At least when Rick Sutcliffe got wasted, it was only on the air, not behind the wheel.

You're dangerous now dude---not cute, coy, nor funny.

1143 days ago
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NickSunset    

He was obvious drunk on his last broadcase I believe he is done as a sports announcer.

1143 days ago
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NickSunset    

He was obvious drunk on his last broadcast I believe he is done as a sports announcer.

1143 days ago
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marlena    

"Kiko" With a mentality like that, please dont reproduce, Of course they pull over white people, god you are DUMB!

I wish everyone, celeb or not got 1 yr in jail for their 1st DUI, at their expense, he could have killed someone.

1143 days ago
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PRO US    

How can a baseball commentator for any Major League team drive drunk without his license and wallet. Who's this female passenger? Some prostitute?

1143 days ago
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Kiko    

Hey "Marlena" With a sense of humor like yours, please don't reproduce. It was an obvious joke you humorless derp.

1143 days ago
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en Todo Momento!!    

yeah, n in his totally wasted state, he was probly like (to his female passenger): "you might be hot and all, bitch, but you ain't wrecking my $250.000 car."

1143 days ago
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igotfleasfromtmz    

1st Arizona DUI Offense
First Drunk Driving Conviction
DUI Base Fine = $250
Arizona DUI Surcharge = $200
Probation Surcharge = $10
Prison Construction Assessment = $500
Arizona Xtra DUI Assessment = $500
Jail - Minimum 24 Hours up to 10 Days
License Suspension - From 90-360... Days
Ignition Interlock Device - Court May Order Installation of Ignition Interlock Device at the expense of the Convicted DUI Offender.

1143 days ago
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brenda    

Gracie was GASsed!

1143 days ago
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Muppet    

The laws are not harsh enough for drunk driving judging by the number of people still doing it.

1143 days ago
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sean    

oops, sorry Gracie nothing personal.He was a complete gentleman and gave everybody autographs..just kiddin`

Imagine NYPD cops giving DiMaggio a DWI in the 50's ? I can't,
They use to drive him to the next closest pub..lol

Not that I am comparing Gracie to the 9x world series winning 'Yankee clipper'...

1143 days ago
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JulieN AZ    

In Arizona they don't drop DUI charges. This guy is going to spend some quality time with Arpaio. WHICH IS PUNISHMENT ENOUGH!

1143 days ago
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