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Shaving red: Cards fan compensates for green Pujols jersey with St. Louis-themed facial hair

Tim woke up Sunday morning, ready for Game 1 of the NLDS, and realized that his collection of Cardinals apparel was limited to one item: a green Albert Pujols jersey he'd purchased for $20 a few years ago.

Could a self-respecting, born-and-bred St. Louis native show his face at Busch Stadium repping only St. Patricks Day and a player no longer on the Cards roster?

The answer is yes, provided that face is covered in a red beard. Not red like Mark McGwire's goatee. Red like Tim picked up a few bottles of spray-on hair dye before heading to the ballpark.

"A couple bucks to make it look good," he said. "They love it."

-- Ian Kay /

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