Andrew McCutchen cuts off signature dreadlocks for charity

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(USA TODAY)
(USA TODAY)

Since he's joined the club, outfielder Andrew McCutchen has taken the Pittsburgh Pirates from David to a possible Goliath in the National League Central.

The Pirates will have to hope the biblical comparisons end there after McCutchen cut off his signature dreadlocks Wednesday.

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It was all for a good cause, as McCutchen will auction off his locks. The proceeds will be used to benefit Pirates charities. 

Following the haircut, the Pirates posted a picture of McCutchen's new look on Twitter. 

That's certainly a big change.

The bigger question will be whether McCutchen can perform up to his usual levels without his long hair. While McCutchen's performance in the majors has been super-human, much like Samson's, we have a feeling he'll be just fine with his new look. 

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Chris Cwik is a writer for Big League Stew on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at christophercwik@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter! Follow @Chris_Cwik

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