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Photo: Jonathan Papelbon Appears to Be Going for a Vanilla Ice Look

Jul 10, 2012, 12:26 PM EDT

Here's Duk's take on Pap's look: "A little tighter on the top and Jonathan Papelbon's Vanilla Ice tribute would have been in full effect."
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Yahoo!’s Big League Stew did a real nice round up of player fashion at yesterday’s media availability in Kansas City for the All-Star Game festivities. It’s yeoman’s work, but I’ve got one complaint. How can any self-respecting blogger do a fashion report from this week’s All-Star Game and not report on the smooth stylings of one Carlos Ruiz?

Cole Hamels joined the plaid crowd while Pap opted to make a statement with some clippers.

Here’s Duk’s take on Pap’s look: “A little tighter on the top and Jonathan Papelbon‘s Vanilla Ice tribute would have been in full effect.”

>>Fashion Ump: Sensing a pattern at media day [BLS]

Oh, and Pap thinks the criticism of Charlie Manuel is “stupid.” So don’t be stupid. [video below]