Found February 27, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona is a bit skeptical of the team's ban on alcohol in the clubhouse. "I think it's a PR move," the now ESPN analyst said on the network's "Mike and Mike in the Morning" show. "I think if a guy wants a beer, he can probably get one. You know, it's kind of the old rule ... If your coach in football says no hard liquor on the plane - I mean, you serve beer and wine - somebody's going to sneak liquor on the plane. "If you furnish a little bit, it almost keeps it to a minimum." The decision to ban alcohol comes in the wake of rumors that Red Sox pitchers were drinking in the clubhouse last season. The St. Louis Cardinals, New York Mets and Yankees have also recently implemented alcohol rules at the ballpark for players.
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