A moment of silence for the dearly de-parted hair. Jon Gray of the Colorado Rockies is now sporting a much shorter cut, after donating his long locks to a great cause.

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The pitcher said farewell to his long blonde hair this week, and has given it to Locks of Love, an organization that uses donated hair to make wigs for cancer patients.

I think you call that a lob?

The Denver Channel shared the video below, reporting that Gray has been growing his hair out for two years for this cause.

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