The Yankees finally made Clint Frazier cut his glorious hair, because it was a ‘distraction’

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Friday March 10th, 2017

As a Yankees fan, I am not afraid to admit that the Yankees are exceptionally lame. Insulting their players and their fans is pretty bad, but so is the team’s Draconian grooming policy.

For a while, No. 2 prospect Clint Frazier was able to skirt around the Yankees’ rules against long hair and fans were excited by the idea that they might have a player with an identifiable characteristic for once. It might seem silly but it got plenty of attention from the New York press.

How could you not love this?

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Well, the dream is dead. 

(Read the replies to that tweet if you want to see how Yankees fans are reacting this. Hint: not favorably.)

But wait, it gets worse!

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That’s insane. A distraction! Having a player cut his hair for being “distracting” and not for violating the rules is somehow exponentially more stupid than having the rule in the first place. I hope they trade him soon so he can carry on the fine tradition of former Yankees staying away from razors and scissors.  

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