September 10, 2009
Just as the salmon of Capistrano signal the start of every spring, there's nothing that marks the arrival of September baseball quite like the humiliating march of crossdressing rookies in front of the media. Our first evidence of this year's hazing comes in this RuPaulesque picture of Tampa Bay's David Price(notes) on Wednesday night and surely there's more proof to come.
Seeing as how Price was a Sept. callup in 2008, I thought he might have already served his time, but it appears he missed out. At any rate, the Rays vets didn't let him escape at Yankee Stadium, which should only serve to prove that not even a four-out save that sends your team to the World Series will earn you a pardon from the tradition.