Unpacking Mike Fiers' extremely weird baseball beard Skip to main content

Unpacking Mike Fiers' extremely weird baseball beard

It has been a tricky weekend for hair.

As a lot of you realize, Joe Keery got rid of his iconic luscious locks (RIP,) and now, we now have the curious case of Mike Fiers' beard to debate. 

For many who missed it, the Oakland Athletics pitcher debuted a particularly distinctive curl of facial hair at a sport in Texas on Saturday evening. He seemed to be sporting a beard that resembled the letter "G" and solely lined half of his face. You like/hate to see it!

As Fiers performed the gorgeous sport of baseball, followers and onlookers could not assist however be distracted by his beard. Some felt compelled to tweet their confusion on the design, and others merely made jokes.

As for why Fiers regarded like a dude from a Guess Who card, in a clean-shaven interview, he defined to reporters that he was "Simply being humorous, having enjoyable with these guys."

"It is a lengthy season, we're in mid-September and simply to present the blokes amusing, I am kinda the man they wish to chortle at, in order that they dared me to do it or did not assume I might exit and pitch with it. However I do not care," Fiers stated per NBC Sports.

"We have been simply wanting up enjoyable issues to do as a result of I used to be desirous about shaving my beard and beginning contemporary," the participant stated. "However we have been desirous about one thing humorous to do and we have been looking on Google for humorous beards and that was certainly one of them that got here up."

So there you might have it, of us. The beard was impressed by a bunch of friends doing a Google search.