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Photo: Keith Hernandez, sans mustache

Keith Hernandez shaved off his famous mustache for

Keith Hernandez shaved off his famous mustache for charity at Citi Field. (Sept. 27, 2012) (Credit: Newsday/Marc Carig)

Are you sure you're ready for this, New York? America?

Video and story to come later today, but if you want some reasoning for this facial follicle coup, here you go: Schick Hydro donated a substantial amount of money to a foundation close to Keith Hernandez's  heart: The Jacquelyn Hernandez Adult Day Health Center for patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

Thanks to our Mets beat writer Marc Carig for snapping the pic. And here is his story on the end of an era as Keith Hernandez shaved his mustache off for charity.

Tags: keith hernandez , mets

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