Monday, February 22, 2010
Cardinals Pitcher Ryan Franklin Dismayed He Can't Bring Guns to Locker Room
By Chad Garrison
on Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 2:10 PM
Case in point: Yesterday relief pitcher Ryan Franklin expressed his disappointment in a new MLB policy that bans players from bringing guns into stadium locker rooms.
"There are a few guys that screwed it up for everybody," Franklin griped to the Post-Dispatch
. "If it
wasn't for the NFL guy a couple years ago bringing a weapon into a nightclub ...
you've just got to be smart."
Franklin grew up hunting and fishing in his home state of Arkansas.
He currently resides on a 500-acre spread in Oklahoma where, according to the Post-Dispatch
, he enjoys
You can take the boy out of Arkansas but you can't take Arkansas out of the boy.