Late in the season you see a lot of rookie hazing in which the newbies are forced to wear humiliating outfits. I sort of hate that. This, however, is way better: the Pirates — all of them, not just the rookies — dressed up as superheroes following their series with the Dodgers.
Jordy Mercer was Green Lantern. Francisco Cervelli — who was once popped for PEDs — was Superman. Maybe he should’ve been Captain America? I dunno. Maybe he had a therapeutic use exemption for Super Soldier Serum.
Aramis Ramirez, Neil Walker, Travis Snider and Sean Rodriguez were the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Michael Clair of MLB.com’s Cut4 — who is also a comics expert par excellence — has the full rundown here.
And of course there’s video. There’s always video:
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