Friday, September 18

The Annual Red Sox Rookie Hazing

I have to admit, I love rookie hazing. From wearing tiny pink back packs to forcing foreign players who speak no English to dress up like Dorthy from The Wizzard of Ozz, it just never gets old for me.

The annual ritual appears to be getting more and more creative as the years go by, probably because Dusty is the one thinking of how to embarrass these rookies the most. This year's theme was "The Wizard of Oz.", in addition to Tazarwa as Dorthy, Josh Reddick dressed as Glinda the Good Witch, Dusty Brown could barely fit in his Scarecrow costume, which made it even more funny. Daniel Bard enjoyed his role as the Cowardly Lion...maybe a little too much. Michael Bowden took on the role as the Tin Man. Jed Lowrie was the Wicked Witch of the West. Since Lowrie doesn't have one full year of big league experience, he was forced to dress up again this year, you may remember that last year he was a character from the "High School Musical" series.

I can't imagine the horrible, horrible things Pedey is saying to these guys and making them do. I'm going to do some digging to find out what Dusty was forced to wear/do a few years back when he broke into the bigs.

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Go Sox.

1 comment:

dustinisminime said...

Gotta assume they dressed Pedroia up as mini me, right?

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