Yankees prized prospect forced to cut hair after it becomes ‘a distraction’

first_imgThe second most notable thing about Clint Frazier, though, is his hair. Or at least it was up until around 7 a.m. EST on Friday morning.Frazier’s flowing, curly, vibrant red locks made him baseball’s closest comparable to Carrot Top, and that was apparently too much for the Yankees to handle. The organization called in a barber to spring training after claiming that Frazier’s hair had become “a distraction” during preseason.“I like my hair, but I love playing for this organization,” said Frazier, via the New York Post. “It was starting to be a distraction. It’s time to look like everybody else around here.”Apparently it was enough to warrant a buzzcut.The Yankees are notorious for being one of the more strict teams in sports when it comes to personal grooming. They have a longstanding policy that prevents players from growing beards, unruly facial hair or hair below the neckline.last_img read more

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