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MLB's new dress code is really about women

McManus dresses down MLB for new guidelines

Originally Published: December 8, 2011
By Jane McManus

Muscle shirts.

That's how I figured out that baseball's new media dress guidelines have more to do with what women wear. They might as well have thrown in clown shoes, beaver-skin top hats and parachute pants -- because I've been in press boxes for the last 15 years and I cannot recall ever seeing a muscle shirt.

My guess is that someone didn't want the reporter's list of What Not To Wear to be exclusively feminine. Hence, the dreaded muscle-shirt ban.

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