Dreads no more: Andrew McCutchen cuts hair for charity

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.

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last six World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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