Andrew McCutchen, before cutting his signature dreads.
Andrew McCutchen, before cutting his signature dreads. (USATSI)

Through the course of the past several seasons, Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen has become one of baseball's biggest superstars. Along the way, he's been easily recognizable for his hair, his long dreadlocks.

As of Wednesday, those are no more. McCutchen tweeted early Wednesday morning that he had a surprise he would reveal at noon Eastern time. And here it is, the great reveal:

(Warning, you might want to turn your speakers down a bit for the music at the start)

As McCutchen notes, he's selling his hair for charity. Each lock will be auctioned off on MLB.com with the proceeds benefitting various Pirates charities. He'll tweet more info in the coming days from his personal account: @TheCUTCH22.