PHOTOS: Baseball’s Rookie Hazing Tradition Is Silly, Sexy Fun Art

PHOTOS: Baseball’s Rookie Hazing Tradition Is Silly, Sexy Fun

Written by Matt Keeley on November 07, 2016
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Hazing usually isn’t a good thing; we’ve all heard the horror stories about fraternities and sports teams straight-up abusing people in the name of camaraderie. Thankfully, when Major League Baseball teams haze their rookies, it’s about fun dress-up.… or dress-down, as the case may be, like this year’s Cardinals:

Hahahahaha #usssss #rookieday @repostapp @cardinals

A photo posted by Carlos Martinez (@tsunamy0327) on

Of course, the Cardinals weren’t the only ones to get in the act. The Red Sox dressed their rookies up in costumes, including a sexy ref, a Grateful Dead bear and, of course, Jesus:

My favorite day of the season!!! #rookieday #redsox A photo posted by Melissa Brimhall (@volsgirl01) on

The Dodgers’ costumes were a bit more thematically linked — they’re all wrestlers:

Rookies. #BackstageDodgers

A photo posted by Los Angeles Dodgers (@dodgers) on

The Minnesota Twins also were wrestlers, but the more serious kind:

Rookie dress up day!!! ??? #Twinswrestlingteam A photo posted by Torii Hunter (@tnutts48) on

The Mets got off relatively easy… they just had to walk around in their Underoos:

The Royals showed once again that orange is the new black baseball uniform:

And if you’re looking for hazing photos from years past, David Warren has set up a Pinterest board you might want to check out.
Follow David Warren’s board Baseball Rookie Hazing on Pinterest.

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