Joey Gallo shaved, took Alex Rodriguez’s number for the Yankees

Joey Gallo shaved, took Alex Rodriguez’s number for the Yankees

Joey Gallo shaved, took Alex Rodriguez’s number for the Yankees

Joey Gallo is the latest in a long line of players who had to change their appearance after being acquired by the New York Yankees, but the slugger is taking the transition in stride.

Rooster, who once had a beard, what traded to Yankees from Texas Rangers Wednesday night. The Yankees have had a no facial hair policy for years, which meant that Gallo’s beard had to disappear. He told reporters Thursday that he had gone to the hairdresser to get a haircut hours before the exchange, so he had to shave his beard himself at home.

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