I stood in the locker room behind closed doors with people that mattered and every one of them told me that my hair was the right length, but thats not how the story was written on the outside, Frazier said.
He also referred to a story in which broadcaster Suzyn Waldman incorrectly stated that Frazier had asked to wear Mickey Mantles uniform No. 7, and a statement last season in which broadcaster Michael Kay seemed to suggest that Frazier should play through concussion issues.
Obviously, part of being a big league player – and certainly part of playing here – is we want our guys to always respond when you have certainly played a specific role in a ballgame, Boone said.
Boone said that he believes Frazier has fit into the Yankees clubhouse atmosphere.