Here’s Why Puerto Rico’s Baseball Success Is Causing Hair Stylists To Scramble

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Sports fans have never been shy about  showing love for their favorite team.

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The Raider Nation is not to be trifled with.

As Puerto Rico’s baseball team has dominated the 2017 World Baseball Classic, fans are starting to notice much more than the team’s outstanding play.

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That’s how it’s done!

Fans have noticed that almost every player on the team is sporting bleached or partly-dyed hair.

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This has earned the Puerto Rican baseball team the nickname “The Bleach Boys.”

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And this has caused a problem for barbers and stylists in Puerto Rico. No, it’s not that barbers are running out of Kid-N-Play style haircuts to give out.

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There’s always a surplus of those.

So many fans in Puerto Rico want to lighten their hair for the cause that stylists are running short on bleach and dye.

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Stylist Myrna Rios, who works in Puerto Rico’s Capital of San Juan, explained the problem to the Associated Press.

Ever since they began winning, this has not stopped. We have run out of the product in most of our stores.

Fans are even lightening their beards. That’s solidarity.

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Because of the product shortage, several dedicated fans have resorted to using wigs.

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We hope that’s a wig.

And while stylists are scrambling to meet demand, Puerto Rico’s team is excited by the hair-brained idea that’s united their fans.

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Infielder Carlos Correa told the Associated Press:

We have been able to unite our country with our blond hair. That’s what we want as players to unite our country, our people, and give them the best.

Be sure to check out Puerto Rico take on the U.S. in the championship game today.

 

READ: Puerto Rican Baseball Team Swear Up A Storm, Shouting Puñeta Live On TV After Victory

 

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