Found February 20, 2013 on
If you’ve never noticed before, none of the players on the New York Yankees have facial hair. Not a mustache, not a chin-strap, not a single hair covers a face of the New York Yankees. All because of the no-facial hair policy the Yankees impose.
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price won’t be a free agent until 2016. But if he decides to leave, he has already crossed the Yankees off of potential destinations for that policy.
Per Fox Sports John Paul Morosi: “It’s a joke to me, that I had less rules in college than I would on some major league teams. That’s not my style, man. I couldn’t do it on some of these teams I hear about. I couldn’t do it. I’m a grown man.”
“If I ever did hit that free-agent market, there would be teams I wouldn’t sign with simply because of the stuff that I’ve heard – every rule they have. Being here since 2007, being treated like a grownup, given that respect and freedom and space – it grows on you.”
“I wouldn’t stay there (New York) very long then,” he responded. “I wouldn’t sign a long-term deal there. Those rules, that’s old-school baseball. I was born in ’85. That’s not for me. That’s not something I want to be a part of.”
As we all know, money talks.
So while I can respect Price saying he wouldn’t be interested in the Yankees, if the time comes and the Yankees are offering millions I imagine it would be hard for him to turn them down.
A shave might be worth $150 million contract.
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