Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 7/11/13
Even without his classic dreadlocks and playing with a triple-A club, Manny Ramirez is still a very recognizable figure in baseball. Apparently after 20 autograph requests in the early hours of the morning in an airport, his Round Rock Express teammates needed to find a way to get Ramirez through the airport uninterrupted. Naturally, they went for the pink grandma hat in the gift shop in an attempt to hide his identity. After the 20th autograph we decided to get Manny a disguise pic.twitter.comZDLxPS0WUc Michael Olt (@molt2222) July 11, 2013 Did it work? Nobody is sure without a follow up tweet, but at least Ramirezs clothing choice for the start of the Rangers minor league teams road trip was tame by his standards at least, which alone could help conceal him. One thing is for certain, Manny somehow manages to pull off the grandma look and if Superman can throw on a pair of glasses to become Clark Kent, the hat might be enough to throw fans off Ramirezs trail. Looks like the first of likely many times the Rangers' organization will get a taste of "Manny being Manny." Or should we say, "Manny being Granny."
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