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Sweet Holy Hell, What Did Marlins Shortstop Hanley Ramirez Do To His Hair?

Um, yeah. According to Ramirez, it’s supposed to be blond. It goes without saying that Ramirez performed this hairdon’t on himself, but methinks he didn’t read the instructions on the box of Nice ‘N Easy unless the he was purchased and was going for the “Diarrhea Orange” color.

I guess I can’t say I blame him. Clearly, Ramirez woke up yesterday and realized he was tired with the same old same old needed to make a change, so like any normal man, the remedy for such a predicament was to try out a new hair color. It also coincided with Ramirez dropping down from leadoff to his new spot in the batting order, third, which became an easy decision for Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez once he saw the new hair color, saying, “That was the turning point — I saw his hair color and it looked like a three hitter.”

I don’t know about you, but after seeing it, I might have thought it looked like Ramirez had a one-hitter or two before coming up with this hairbrained scheme (no pun intended), but that’s just me. Although judging from his performance in last night’s game against the Mets, it appears the new hairstyle, while hideous, might already be paying dividends: he went 4-5 with an RBI and a run scored in Florida’s 5-4 victory.

I suppose we should allow Ramirez to defend his actions himself. Video follows.

Via the Palm Beach Post:

Yeah, as Ramirez admits, he might want to give the hair dye procedure another shot. Unless he’s planning on becoming the Dominican version of Carrot Top. If that’s the case, then he’s all good. Except he might want to start pumping some iron and work harder on coming across as completely creepy. Granted, the hair helps.

Hanley Ramirez dyes his hair, moves to third in batting order for Florida Marlins [Palm Beach Post]