Originally written on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 10/29/14
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The Yankee Code of Conduct, Section 42, Article A, states: "Players shall not exhibit rampant, wanton or unruly facial hair, either natural or synthetic, which undermines the franchise's traditional image of idealism, youth and opposition to tomfoolery. Chins, upper lips and shoulders should feature freely exposed dermis, unless special waivers are granted. See GAMBLE, OSCAR. " When stars, such as Kevin Youkilis, join the team, the first order of business - after the de-lousing bath - is to be shaven and shorn of excessive facial festoonery.Which is why, yesterday, all practicing fans of the Yankiverse were dismayed and concerned over the "situation" involving Joba Chamberlain upper lip component.For months, it has been rumored that Joba will not be re-signed after this season, and even that the team is edging him to the Swisher door.  This spring, when Joba suggested he still could be a starting pitcher, the Yankee brass openly mocked his statements.Now this...
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