The Politics Of Baseball's Little Pink Backpacks

In a new hazing ritual, rookie relief pitchers are forced to carry gear and snacks for the rest of the bullpen in colorful backpacks meant for little girls. It's hard not to snicker at the image of a top athlete carrying a little cartoon pack, but the tradition also says something about gender politics and the culture… » 9/01/11 10:10am 9/01/11 10:10am