Batting legend Williams played for the Red Sox from 1939 to 1960.
This year's team was also noteworthy for how players cultivated beards out of a superstition since spring training: The team kept winning as more players grew one, despite early predictions that this wouldn't their season.
The season indeed ended as theirs.
But one fan on Facebook now wonders:
"Now can they shave?" Robin Gilliam said.