Pirates' Andrew McCutchen Chops Off Signature Dreadlocks for Charity

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistMarch 25, 2015

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When Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen steps to the plate at Great American Ball Park for the first time on April 6, some baseball fans may be doing a double take.

As of Wednesday, McCutchen's signature dreadlocks are now a thing of the past.

Why?

"No big reason, really. It's just time for a new change." The Pirates star was quick to add that the haircut was going to help a good cause.

Take a look at the freshly groomed McCutchen:

Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review put it best:

But don't worry, McCutchen fans! Apparently, the dreadlocks will be auctioned off for charity on MLB.com. Don't miss out!

[Andrew McCutchen, Twitter]