A refreshing choice: Miami Marlins pick a member of the family in Mike Redmond – Greg Cote – MiamiHerald.com

As an example, say that man happened to be a baseball player for the Marlins and one day he decided to take pregame batting practice naked — stepping into the cage wearing nothing but hitting gloves and cleats – as his shocked teammates howled laughter.

So it was that nine years later, his legend preceding him, Mike Redmond on Friday became the first newly hired major-league manager likely in history to begin his media introductory by saying, “They advised me I should keep my clothes on for this press conference.”

via A refreshing choice: Miami Marlins pick a member of the family in Mike Redmond – Greg Cote – MiamiHerald.com.