Talk about putting himself in a shave situation. Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson says his razor is on the DL until his run-challenged...
Talk about putting himself in a shave situation.
Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson says his razor is on the DL until his run-challenged team starts hitting again.
“I figured I couldn’t get any uglier, so what the heck,” Johnson told the Washington Times. “Hopefully I can shave soon. I’ve never had a rally goatee. I’m not hairy enough to get one. … You can’t change the shape of a watermelon anyway.”
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