One of the top pitchers by any metric on the free agent market is former AL Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel.
Plenty of teams will come calling, including the New York Yankees, but his iconic facial hair would disqualify him there...right?
Not if you ask Keuchel, who'd be more than willing to slice the mane for a chance to sport that iconic interlocking NY.
“I think everybody is in play right now,” Keuchel said. “The lure of the city would be really cool. I like pitching in Yankee Stadium."
"For the right opportunity," he continued, "I would happily shave this beard off. It’s all about winning. I’ve made that very clear from Day 1 of my career starting to this position right now."
As we all know, the Yankees have a strict facial hair policy. That means Keuchel couldn't continue his ZZ Top impersonation while wearing pinstripes. He looks very weird without his beard, but