When Jonny Gomes showed up for a Red Sox “town hall” event at Northeastern University Wednesday night, his beard was intact. But will it endure?
“No,” he said. “The beard’s coming off. Oh, yeah.” Different year, different look.
“Like I mentioned before, baseball season is not like a cookie cutter,” he said. “You can’t win last year. I mean, it’s a clean slate, you know.
Maybe Im a bit too superstitious or maybe Im just a too damn sentimental. I just really dont want Jonny Gomes to shave his beard.
Those beards werent just a rallying cry last year. I honestly, truly believe it this team it's mojo. It was their totem. Without that beard, who the hell is Jonny Gomes? Who the hell are the Red Sox?
Sure, a lot of the guys shaved their beards after the World Series. But if Jonny Gomes and Mike Napoli shave theirs, Im going to be friggin lost.
Speaking of Napoli, he went on a mini Twitter rant when he found out:
Let's hope Gomes gets the message.