Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/15/13
Perhaps beard-searching is a sign of affection for Big Papi. David Ortiz was one of several Red Sox players congratulating Mike Napoli on Wednesday night after the first baseman broke out of a slump with a monstrous home run, but he did it in an unconventional way. When Napoli arrived back in the dugout, Ortiz gave him the good old head rub — and then searched his beard. Napoli and a few of his Boston teammates all have pretty awesome sets of whiskers, but Napoli was the only one with a bomb — and a personal grooming session — on Wednesday night. Check out Ortiz’s congrats in the video below. Your browser does not support iframes. Filed under: Boston Red Sox, Headlines, Jen Slothower, MLB, NESN Nation, Offbeat, Toronto Blue Jays, Video Non-NESN

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