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Red Sox beards coming off for Gillette promotion

by KIX 101.1/ 1230 KFJB Sports Department posted Nov 4 2013 10:37AM

BOSTON (AP) - Some famous Boston beards will be falling victim to the razor on Monday.

 

Red Sox players David Ortiz and Shane Victorino will shave in a promotion at Gillette headquarters in Boston.

 

Joining them will be city policeman Steve Horgan, who was stationed in the Red Sox bullpen at Fenway Park. He became a fixture in Beantown after he was photographed with his arms in the air celebrating Ortiz's grand slam in the AL championship series against Detroit.

 

A fan chosen by social media also will take part in the shave-off.

 

The Red Sox players' beards became a symbol of their solidarity as they went from worst in the AL East last year to first this year by winning the team's third World Series title in a decade.

 

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11/04/2013 10:37AM
Red Sox beards coming off for Gillette promotion
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