MLB acknowledges in-game uniform check timed poorly

Updated: August 31, 2007, 4:02 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The Terry Francona "fashion police" flare-up was a case of good intentions gone awry because of errant judgment on the part of a security agent, a top Major League Baseball official said Friday.

Jimmie Lee Solomon, MLB's executive vice president of baseball operations, said a resident security agent was simply doing his job in checking Francona's uniform during Wednesday's game at Yankee Stadium. But the official made a mistake by approaching the Red Sox manager during the course of ...

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