Change in Appearance Helps A's All-Star Matt Chapman Bust Out of Slump

Baseball players do weird things to try to bust out of slumps.

Recently, we've seen a few players, like Yasiel Puig, shave their facial hair during a game in an attempt to change their luck.

A's third baseman Matt Chapman took the hair removal idea one step further Friday.

The All-Star entered Friday's game against the White Sox in a 2-for-47 slump over his last 13 games. So, according to The San Francisco Chronicle and The Mercury News, Chapman allowed A's teammate Chad Pinder to shave his head.

That's right. Chapman shaved all the hair off his head.

Believe it or not, it worked. Chapman hit a solo homer in his first at-bat Friday, and finished the game 2-for-5.

"I'm not gonna say it was fully for that," Chapman told reporters, according to The Mercury News. "I will say it was kind of a win-win."

The A's 7-0 win over the White Sox was Bob Melvin's 700th as Oakland's manager.

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Melvin seemed to like Chapman's new look and believes it should stick around based on Friday's results.

"He'll never have any hair on his head again, ever," Melvin told reporters. "All he had to do was shave it and hit a homer, so now we know. All it takes for a guy like him is a good game."

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