David Price Says He Won’t Sign With Yankees Because Of Their Beard Policy

David Price Says He Won’t Sign With Yankees Because Of Their Beard Policy
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David Price is sure to be a hot commodity when he becomes a free agent in 2016. The Rays pitcher hasn’t ruled out returning to to Tampa Bay but if there’s one place for certain he won’t be playing, it’s in the Bronx for the Yankees.

Price told Fox Sports reporter Jon Paul Morosi, that if and when he does hit free agency there are teams that he wouldn’t sign with because of certain rules and policies.

The Yankees have a no facial hair policy and that doesn’t go over well with Price. Price sports a beard and doesn’t plan on getting rid of it.

“It’s a joke to me, that I had less rules in college than I would on some major league teams. That’s not my style, man. I couldn’t do it on some of these teams I hear about. I couldn’t do it. I’m a grown man.”



 “If I ever did hit that free-agent market, there would be teams I wouldn’t sign with simply because of the stuff that I’ve heard – every rule they have. Being here since 2007, being treated like a grownup, given that respect and freedom and space – it grows on you.”



“I wouldn’t stay there (New York) very long then,” he responded. “I wouldn’t sign a long-term deal there. Those rules, that’s old-school baseball. I was born in ’85. That’s not for me. That’s not something I want to be a part of.”

The man clearly knows what he wants. Even if he is passing up the chance to play for one of the most storied organizations in the league, he refuses to conform to any of their bullshit rules.

Pretty stupid policy by the Yankees anyway. This isn’t the 60s anymore. Get with the time!

Duncan Steel | Elite.

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