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Royals manager Ned Yost is friends with Jeff Foxworthy

Jun 21, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT

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There are worse people to be friends with, of course, but for some reason this tweet from Royals beat reporter Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star made me chuckle:

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy and other friends of manager Royals manager Ned Yost are in uniform and taking part in early workouts.

You know you’re a redneck when … eh, I don’t have the energy to even finish it.

  1. foreverchipper10 - Jun 21, 2011 at 6:07 PM

    Jeff Foxworthy is not who I expected to be at the top of HBT when I came back over here….

  2. halladaysbicepts - Jun 21, 2011 at 6:08 PM

    I remember reading that Foxworthy was/is a pretty good ballplayer. He might have even played some semi-pro ball when he was younger.

    I didn’t know Ned Yost might be a redneck…

  3. spudchukar - Jun 21, 2011 at 6:22 PM

    What has happened to Wisconsin?! Home of the Progressive movement. I’m stupified.

  4. royalsfaninfargo - Jun 21, 2011 at 8:24 PM

    More mustaches are always a good thing! Even if they are worn by a man responsible for cursing the world with Bill Engval and Larry the cable guy.

  5. thomas2727 - Jun 22, 2011 at 10:04 AM

    Dale Earnhardt was one of Ned Yost best friends. Dale met Ned when Ned worked for the Braves.

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