The beards that came to symbolize the solidarity and camaraderie on the worst-to-first 2013 Red Sox will apparently not carry over into the upcoming season.
Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes, who along with first baseman Mike Napoli had the thickest beards and helped perpetuate the phenomenon in the clubhouse, said Wednesday night he was shaving his before spring training.
“The beard’s coming off,” Gomes said at a Red Sox “town hall” event at Northeastern University. “Oh, yeah.”
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