Francisco Lindor bought bathrobes for all his teammates on Players Weekend
For most of us, the weekend is a time for sleeping in, going to brunch and watching sports. In short, it's a time for rest and relaxation. For baseball players, Saturdays and Sundays are just other days of work.
To promote an atmosphere of weekend relaxation, Indians shortstop
Lindor got robes for everybody. If they wear them for the game, that's some next-level Players Weekending. pic.twitter.com/pJhMfmyJ6s— Anthony Castrovince (@castrovince) August 27, 2017
There was even a robe made for manager Terry Francona, who appreciated the gesture. "I don't think I'll ever wear it in public," he told MLB.com's Jordan Bastian. "But I did enjoy it."
While the Indians are unlikely to wear these robes on the field, the laid-back and relaxed atmosphere that they create could well have some positive impact on the playing field.