Hazing is one of those words that almost always has negative connotations, but the Washington Nationals in specific, and Major League Baseball’s longstanding tradition of making rookies dress in costume in general, serve as excellent reminders of why hazing can be a good thing. In this case, no one is hurt or victimized (see the New York Giants’ preseason controversy for the other side of this coin), and the young guys bond over the silliness of it all. Plus, big dudes in leotards. That’s comedy 101.
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