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BOSTON -- World Series MVP David Ortiz and Boston Red Sox teammate Shane Victorino had their beards shaved for charity Monday to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombings in April. Tommy Wingels Jersey . The "shave offs" occurred at Gillettes world headquarters. The Boston company donated $100,000 to the One Fund, which is assisting victims and their families of the bombings on April 15. Three people were killed and over 260 injured near the finish line that day. Ortiz, fresh off his third World Series title with the Red Sox, joked that its a perfect look for his off-season. "Im going down south -- some place warm," he said. "I feel fresh. Ive got to keep it real. Its not that cold down there." Sitting in one of two barbers chairs to Ortizs right, Victorino appeared a bit shocked when he looked into a hand-held mirror and realized his beard and goatee were completely gone. "Im a World Series champion and I look like Im 12-years old," he said. Ortiz had his most of his beard shaved off, leaving only a goatee. "Hes a three-time champ and Im a two-time champ, and hes a little more tenured in the city than I am," Victorino said. "Its different look for me and something Im definitely not accustomed to." But he did find another reason to enjoy his fresh look. "My kids will be excited," he said. "I dont know if theyre going to recognize me when I walk in the door. My daughter was tugging on it last night and said, When are you going to shave it? I didnt want to let the secret out. She was still sleeping when I left this morning." Ortiz couldnt resist teasing his now fresh-faced teammate. "He looks like hes in fifth grade. You going back to school?" Big Papi said. "Mine will grow very fast. I dont think Ill have any problems letting it grow. I dont know about this guy." Victorino said hes hoping to grow a beard back by spring training. "It was a battle. We fought to get that beard," Victorino said. Outfielder Jonny Gomes and first baseman Mike Napoli encouraged teammates during spring training to grow beards in spring training, even teasing players who talked about shaving. "Mike Nap said, You touch that one more time and were going to have to need a new DH," Ortiz recalled. Napoli and Gomes had the biggest, bushiest beards on the club. "It was a goal to come in and play hard and finish the season like we did for all the people that were struggling from the marathon, all the family members, the whole New England area that struggled with this and the whole country that struggled with this," Ortiz said. Victorino and Ortiz were joined by Fenway Park bullpen and Boston police officer Steve Horgan and fan, Michael Grant, from Leicester, Mass. Grant was selected from Gillettes Facebook and Twitter accounts. Horgan, stationed in the Red Sox bullpen, became an instant celebrity after he was photographed with his arms in the air celebrating Ortizs grand slam in Game 2 of the AL championship series as Detroit right fielder Torii Hunter flipped over the short fence with his legs straight upward. "I started it a week before the playoffs," Horgan said of his full beard. Jordin Tootoo Jersey .5 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, a deal that covers his final two arbitration seasons. Connor Murphy Jersey . In the days leading up to the draft, TSN.ca and TSN Radio basketball analyst Duane Watson looks at some of the names that will be headlining the event. Watch the 2014 NBA Draft on TSN, Thursday at 7pm et/4pm pt. http://www.officialblackhawksauthority.c...rsey-c-43/ . -- A.J. Burnett was happy to escape from New York.Jos Buttler has received an official reprimand over his conduct during Sundays second ODI between England and Bangladesh in Dhaka. The England skipper was involved in a fiery exchange with the Bangladesh fielders following his dismissal in the closing stages of the match. Watch Jos Buttlers outburst at the Bangladesh players during Englands 2nd ODI defeat on Sunday Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza and batsman Sabbir Rahman have both been fined 20 per cent of their match fees. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just £6.99. No contract. Bangladesh won by 34 runs to level the series at 1-1 after a thrilling contest that was overshadowed by the confrontation after the stand-in captain had been given out lbw on review.Buttler was heading off the field before he turned back, apparently incensed by a comment from a Bangladesh player during their exuberant celebrations. Nick Knight speaks with Jos Buttler and Mashrafe Mortaza after the second ODI The umpires were forced to intervene and there were further ugly scenes at the end of the contest with Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow involved in another spat with some of the home players as the teams shook hands. Artem Anisimov Jersey. The teams will play the decider on Wednesday, live on Sky Sports 2HD from 9am. Buttler explains Dhaka feud Skipper disappointed with hosts reaction Both the Bangladesh players were found to have breached Article 2.1.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct which relates to using language, actions or gestures which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batsman upon his/her dismissal during an international match.Buttler was guilty of violating Article 2.1.4, which deals with using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an international match. The three players admitted the offences and accepted the sanctions proposed by Javagal Srinath on the match referee panel.The charges were levelled by on-field umpires Aleem Dar and Sharfuddoula, third umpire Marais Erasmus and fourth umpire Anisur Rahman. Nasser Hussain has lauded Jos Buttlers commitment to the team Srinath said: The Bangladesh players overstepped in their celebration of Jos Buttlers wicket, which prompted an inappropriate reaction from the dismissed batsman and required the on-field umpires intervention.We all want to see high intensity on the field of play, but only as long as it is not provoking or antagonising or disrespecting the opponent.You can watch Englands tour of Bangladesh, plus Premier League football and the British Masters on Sky Sports. Upgrade now and enjoy three months at half price! 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