Found September 14, 2013 on The Other Paper:
The momentum from the Red Sox players' beards has reached such a fever pitch in Boston that the team's website is featuring a template where fans can distinguish the players apart with a chart showing silhouettes of each bearded player's different facial hairstyle. The chart at Redsox.com comes with the individual player's different beard style and a feature that allows you to put your own photo into one of the assorted selection of looks.  Each fashion comes with nickname so one day you can look like burly Mike Napoli with "The Siesta"  or a sleeker Shane Victorino sporting a "Pineapple" or even the disturbing sounding "The Sick Flow" of Dustin Pedroia — without shunning a razor for six months or pulling remnants of lunch off your face before bedtime. The best part for Sawx fans — their Yankee counterparts can only look at their own clean-shaven team and wonder how it would feel to look like Derek Jeter in a Van ****. Below,  MLB Network broadcasters discuss all the different Red Sox players' beards and their  beard template that is featured at #GETBEARD. Your browser does not support iframes.
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