It also is notorious for the many jokers and pranksters to fill its ranks, keeping teammates on their toes with their mirthful ways throughout the long grind of a major league season.
The Tampa Bay Rays have recently emerged at the forefront of the silliness movement this year by, among other things, wearing gladiator helmets during the game. However, they are far from the first to wear silly things over the course of a game and they certainly won’t be the last.
From Pedro Martinez getting taped to a dugout pole to Manny Ramirez doing, well, anything, Red Sox fans have been blessed with their fair share of dugout hijinks. But the rest of the league’s been busy getting weird in the dugout as well from time to time.