What year did the Red Sox have beards?

What year did the Red Sox have beards?

It is World Series time and the Boston beards are on full display. It all started in spring training, when, coming off a very bad season in 2012, a few Red Sox players decided to grow their beards. Soon others joined in, and now Boston is the hairiest team in all of baseball.

Why do Red Sox players have beards?

The Red Sox’ fun with facial follicles started innocently enough when Napoli and outfielder Jonny Gomes grew beards during spring training. It became something more than a fad when Pedroia, a second baseman and one of the team’s most popular players, joined Napoli and Gomes in taking a sabbatical from shaving cream.

Who played for the Red Sox in 2013?

2013 Boston Red Sox

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12 Mike Napoli 1981-10-31
15 Dustin Pedroia 1983-08-17
23 Brandon Snyder 1986-11-23

When did the Yankees ban facial hair?

Since 1976, the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB) have maintained a strict appearance policy, specifying that players’ hair must not touch their collars and that they may have mustaches but no other facial hair.

Can you have a beard in baseball?

Wally Schang, also of the Athletics franchise, is said to be the last to have worn a ‘stache in-game, way back in 1914. Since that time, there was an unwritten rule in baseball that all players and staff should be clean shaven.

Are All Yankees clean shaven?

When did the Red Sox reverse the Curse?

The curse became a focal point of the Yankees–Red Sox rivalry over the years. Talk of the curse as an ongoing phenomenon ended when the Red Sox won the 2004 World Series.

Why can’t Yankees have facial hair?

Steinbrenner’s military background is often cited as the reason why he didn’t want long hair or beards, and certainly for generations of baseball fans the Yankees — who don’t put their players’ names on the back of their jersey, suggesting that the team is greater than the individual — have resembled a tight ship, at …