Andrew McCutchen says his dreadlocks are gone forever

Baseball Andrew McCutchen's new look is here to stay.The Pirates star ditched his dreadlocks prior to the start of the season and plans to continue getting his hair cut every time the team barber visits the clubhouse. MORE: Top 10 Pirates players ever"Never bringing them back," McCutchen told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "Never." McCutchen's renowned dreads were chopped off for charity in March when the center fielder got his first haircut in eight years. He put 10 locks into separate Ziploc bags and paired each with an autographed ball to be autioned to benefit Pirates Charities."All it was, for myself, was a haircut," McCutchen said. "I know for other people, it probably meant more because that was my trademark."But if my hair was my trademark, and that's the reason people know me, that means I suck at baseball."McCutchen, 28, has made five All

-Star teams and won the National League MVP award in his first six seasons in the majors. He is also nominated for the annual Roberto Clemente Award, which honors a player who "best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement."He is batting .293 with 22 home runs and 95 RBIs while leading Pittsburgh to its third consecutive playoff berth. Just three games back of the NL Central-leading Cardinals, the Pirates will return to PNC Park Monday to host St. Louis and Cincinnati in the team's final two series.

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