Joe Maddon hoped to reinvigorate his struggling Los Angeles Angels crew by debuting a wild new look — solely to be fired earlier than any of his gamers might see it.
Maddon, who was axed because the Angels’ supervisor final week amid a 12-game dropping streak, handled the furry scenario by shaving off a few of his personal locks for a mohawk, in keeping with ESPN’s Tim Kurkijan. The 68-year-old skipper opted for the brand new ‘do in an effort to convey smiles to the down-trodden clubhouse and “awaken the crew.” Sadly for Maddon, he was terminated earlier than he might take a look at the type out.
Maddon’s new look was simply one of many few experiments the Angels resorted to in hopes of breaking a franchise-worst 14-game skid.
Joe Maddon reportedly received a mohawk earlier than he was fired because the Angels’ normal supervisor.Icon Sportswire by way of Getty Photographs
Joe Maddon was axed because the Angels’ supervisor in June 2022 amid the crew’s 12-game dropping streak.Getty Photographs
Throughout Wednesday’s dwelling sport versus the Boston Crimson Sox, Angels hitters modified their walk-up songs to a set of hits from Nickelback, of all bands. The valiant effort produced little success, nonetheless, as Los Angeles misplaced, 1-0.
The Angels did snap their dropping streak Thursday with a 5-2 win over the Crimson Sox. They’ve since dropped their final three video games, all to the Mets.