PHOTO: As minor-leaguer, Jorge Posada had raging case of 'dad hat'

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The fathers of this sovereign land know a thing or two about a thing or two, and one of the things they know is that the proper uniform for lawncare duties involves pleated khaki shorts, dark dress socks pulled up to mid-calf and, atop the balding dome, a hat ballcap positioned and lovingly maintained so as to venture where eagles dare.

For a fleeting time, the lessons, powers and implications of the "dad hat" were not lost on a young Jorge Posada ... 

Hmm. Not bad at all, young Jorge. 

But wait: Does Jim Leyland approve?

You're darn tootin' Jim Leyland approves.

(Image: The Ugly Baseball Card Blog)

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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