For the second year in a row, Joe Maddon and some Chicago Cubs players and coaches spent their Saturday afternoon getting their heads shaved. It's all part of Maddon's "Respect Bald" charity that goes toward supporting pediatric cancer research; fans who donated $100 also got their heads shaved alongside the players. It's a lot like St. Baldrick's Foundation, but with a baseball twist:
This was Anthony Rizzo's second year shaving his head for a great cause -- our friends at Bleed Cubbie Blue got to shave their heads with him last year:
Here's the front angle of Kyle Schwarber getting his head shaved ...
... and the side angle. Oh, man:
Schwarber's looks...uhm... At least this is for a good cause! pic.twitter.com/I6c5Rj1CKe— Michael Cerami (@Michael_Cerami) March 5, 2016
At one point, Maddon saw a man with long hair, and persuaded him to join in on the fun:
Maddon calls out random guy with long hair..."Hey, you, are you getting sheared?" He is now.— Michael Cerami (@Michael_Cerami) March 5, 2016
Also, Steve Wilkos of Jerry Springer and Steve Wilkos Show fame stopped by; there's a 100 percent chance he donated extra money in lieu of, uh, shaving his head with the team: