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According to a report from Amber Ryland of Radar Online a razor company called 800Razors.com has offered former Giants closer and current Dodgers setup man Brian Wilson $1 million to shave his trademark beard.
"His management feels we need to match his present salary of $1 million at a minimum" said 800Razors.com co-founder and president Philip Masiello. "Over the weekend and continuing today we have been in discussions with his management at MVP sports to finalize the terms under which Brian would participate in a beard shaving promotion and endorsement. The discussions commenced Friday and are continuing through today."
Wilson has been wearing his at first funny but now inane beard since San Francisco's run to the 2010 World Series. The 31-year-old missed most of last season and this season following his second Tommy John surgery but the Dodgers signed him a few weeks ago and recently added him to the active roster bringing the beard back into the public ...
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A razor blade company has offered a huge sum of money to Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson if he agreed to shave his phenomenal beard.
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Brian Wilson not only made his debut in a Dodgers uniform Thursday, he also reportedly declined an alleged $1 million payday if he shaved his beard.
What would Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson be without the beard? Wilson’s insane facial hair became a symbol of the San Francisco Giants’ success since he stepped into the team’s closer role in 2008. It has been featured on billboards, buses, and even a commercial airliner ever since, but a $1 million offer could […]
LOS ANGELES Brian Wilson has no interest in getting a close shave, not even for the princely sum of 1 million.
The Dodgers' new relief pitcher rejected the offer of an online razor company to shave his long black beard, which he ties at the end with a blue rubber ban, for money.
He can't be bought, he said.
"I'm not going to sell my facial hair," Wilson...
Brian Wilson made his debut with the Dodgers during their game on Thursday against the Marlins, and he looked like he hasn’t showered or shaved in few years. Brian Wilson cares not for what we think, and rightfully so. The debut went as planned, and Clayton Kershaw and Brian Wilson combined forces for a 6-0 shutout. Wilson notched two strikeouts in just one inning of work.
Brian Wilson returned to the major leagues earlier this week. In returning the reliever brought back his trade mark beard as he moved into a setup role in the bullpen of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Tireball Sports has learned that negotiations are underway between Wilson’s representatives (MVP Sports) and 800razors.com that could net the 31-year-old right hander $1 million. Talks...
The beard isn't going anywhere.
Los Angeles Dodgers closer Brian Wilson says he has no intention of shaving off his bushy black beard.
Wilson said Friday that he had heard rumors of a company offering him $1 million to sport a clean-shaven look.
''I would never consider doing that regardless of the sum of money,'' he said. ''I don't care about someone...
How much is Brian Wilson's beard worth to him? We may soon find out.
According to Radar Online, a razor blade company called 800Razors.com is negotiating a deal with Wilson to shave off his trademark facial hair. But Wilson's people — doing an excellent job representing their client, quite frankly — are asking the razor maker to at least match the reliever's...
Brian Wilson was activated by the Los Angeles Dodgers earlier this week after missing more than 16 months of Major League action. The last time he pitched in a game was April 12, 2012, so he has had ample time to grow his infamous beard to a more unmanageable length. He has also added an […]
Everything is coming up Brian Wilson these days. While the beard remains weird, everything else keeps changing for the better for the reliever. Not only has he seen his major league career resurrected by being activated on Monday by the Los Angeles Dodgers after signing a one-year, $1 million deal with the team in July […]The post Brian Wilson apparently has been offered $1 million...
What a day for the bearded one.
Early on Thursday, it was reported that eccentric reliever Brian Wilson was offered $1 million to shave his trademark beard.
"His management feels we need to match his present salary of $1 million at a minimum," co-founder and president of 800Razors.com Philip Masiello told Radaronline.com .
"Over the weekend and continuing today...
Brian Wilson likes his whiskers, but he may like a clean million a little bit more.
The reliever, recently back in Major League Baseball after signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers, stands to make more than $1 million if he shaves his trademark beard, according to RadarOnline.com.
The interested company, 800Razors.com, wants Wilson to be the “brand ambassador” of its product....
Former All-Star closer Brian Wilson acknowledged feeling butterflies in the bullpen as he warmed up Thursday, which was understandable since he hadn't pitched in 16 months.
Once on the mound, he took a deep breath and was ready to go.
''I only have a brief moment out there, and I can either crumble or rise to the occasion,'' he said. ''I can tell you...
How much money would it take to get you to shave your beard? Assuming, of course, that you’ve got a beard worth keeping.
$20? $50? $100? More?
How about $1 million?
A razor blade company, 800Razors.com, is negotiating with L.A. Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson to convince him to shave off his signature beard for an approximate $1 million endorsement deal that would make him the face...
Los Angeles Dodgers setup man Brian Wilson has been offered a cool $1 million just to shave his beard off. Take the money and run, buddy.