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Danny Espinosa is a ‘beard enthusiast’

Here at Bog headquarters, we sometimes like to touch on the lighter (non-Haynesworth) side of pro sports, writing about who these athletes are as people, and what their hobbies are, and what things keep them amused, and their facial hair.

But I have to say, Fox crushed our spot this weekend by revealing to a Saturday afternoon audience that Danny Espinosa is a beard enthusiast who enjoys napping.

“Let’s learn a little bit about this Nationals second baseman,” Thom Brennaman said in the bottom of the second. “Three things you need to know about Danny Espinosa: he owns horses. Who doesn’t enjoy napping, but he might be one of the few that finds the time to do it. And how are you a beard enthusiast when you don’t have a beard?”

“Well, he had a heck of a beard over the winter and during the spring,” his partner Eric Karros noted.

The inning promptly ended, depriving us of learning more about this beard enthusiast who enjoys napping.

Dan Steinberg writes about all things D.C. sports at the D.C. Sports Bog.
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