Brian Wilson rejects $1 million offer to shave beard

Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson walks in the dugout before facing the Marlins in Miami on Thursday,...

Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson walks in the dugout before facing the Marlins in Miami on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. (Joe Skipper/Reuters)

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, Last Updated: 10:18 AM ET

The Beard is here to stay, says Brian Wilson.

The Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher, making his first appearance Thursday night in the major leagues since April 2012, was offered $1 million to shave his black beard by a razor company.

A statement from Wilson was forwarded to TMZ.com, denying the hurler was interested in the offer.

"I don't care how much money's on the table ... nobody's cutting me."

The people at MVP Sports Group, Wilson's player agency, says they never took the razor company's offer seriously because Wilson has no interest in shaving, telling them the beard is "going with him to the grave."

The razor company, 800Razors.com, was negotiating with the 31-year-old righty to become a spokesman, and the deal would include Wilson becoming clean-shaven for the first time in years.

Wilson returned to baseball after injuring his elbow during a game against the Colorado Rockies on Apr. 12, 2012, undergoing Tommy John surgery for the second time in his career.


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