New team. New uniform. New stadium. New hair?
That's exactly the case for new Miami Marlins shortstop Jose Reyes, who cut off his patented dreadlocks for charity on national TV Friday though not entirely by choice.
Reyes spent nine seasons with the New York Mets before signing a six-year, 106 million contract with the Marlins in December. However as part of his new deal, Reyes had to comply with a team rule prohibiting hair below a player's helmet line.
"There will be team rules," Marlins president David Samson said in December. "Everyone follows the team rules, whatever they are."
After his nationally televised trim, which aired on MLB Network Friday evening, Reyes' hair was donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida, which planned to auction the hair for charity on eBay.
"We never know (what an item will sell for), but we're keeping our fingers crossed," Make-A-Wish of Southern Florida Vice President and COO Richar...