The Rays Are Putting Their Pants On: When they fly to New York towards the end of the month for a crucial four-game set with the Yankees, the entire Tampa Rays roster along with the coaches will be wearing pants from the same company that caters to the fashionable tastes of Sir Clownypants, John Daly. The unified act is apparently a shout-out to former White Sox manager Pants Rowland. His 1917 team was the only team to be no-hit twice and still make the World Series, hence the burning desire for the Rays – who have been on the wrong end of a no-no twice this year – to wear crazy pants. But no matter what they end up doing, it will be incredibly difficult to top John Daly smoking a cig while wearing crazy pants. [tampabay.com; photo via Getty]
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