Damon de-beards for charity
Red Sox center fielder Johnny Damon took the stage outside the Prudential Center this afternoon in a ritual that hundreds of fans skipped lunch, work, or school to witness - the shedding of a beard he had been growing since before spring training.

Here, the famed "Damon's Disciples" from Millbury show their reaction to what is about to take place.
(Boston.com Photo / Norman Dalager)