Thanks to a bet with his wife, Amanda, Kluber hasn’t shaved since around Christmas. According to’s Jordan Bastian, Amanda challenged him to see if he could go an entire season without shaving. 

Apparently, she had come to regret issuing the challenge because Kluber shaved Tuesday … and gave the world an update halfway through the process:

Not sure why baseball players can so easily grow the greatest beards, but they do. That being said, if you can grow it, show it. Here’s how he looked pre-beard. 

And a picture of his wife. He should do to his face whatever she wants.