New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia is sporting a new look this season. Mejia, owner of the best hair in the majors, decided to cut off his locks Wednesday.
Unfortunately, it was not an April Fools’ joke.
Later, the club revealed it was not a prank, and posted an updated photo of Mejia with his new look.
While it’s sad to see his signature locks go, you have to admit Mejia still looks good.
With Mejia now taking himself out of the discussion for best hair in baseball, we thought it might be nice to scout out some new candidates for the top spot.
It’s tough not to include Mejia’s teammate Jacob deGrom on this list. His flowing locks should help ease the pain Mets’ fans are surely feeling about Mejia.
Look at that picture and tell us he doesn’t belong in the conversation. If Cueto is dealt to a new club midseason, let’s hope he’s allowed to keep his hair long.
We’ll make Lincecum our last official candidate. He’s sported the same look since he’s been in the majors, and likely influenced younger guys like deGrom to grow their hair out. The man’s hair is legendary.
- Brad Miller sported some fantastic hair this spring, but revealed manager Lloyd McClendon will make him cut it off before opening day.
- Coco Crisp is always a candidate to make the list, but is currently sporting short hair. He’ll miss some time on the disabled list, and maybe he’ll bring back the long look.
- Jayson Werth would probably beat us up if he wasn’t featured somewhere on this list. He constantly looks like he just filmed a scene on the set of “Game of Thrones.”
There’s a good chance we missed someone, so feel free to shout at us in the comments.
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