New York Yankees OF Dustin Ackley has shaved his beard

It's the end of an era.

Dustin Ackley, traded from the Seattle Mariners to the New York Yankees on Thursday, has played in Seattle since 2011 with a beard that just wouldn't quit.

However, new team, new rules.

The New York Yankees famously have a rule that players aren't allowed to play with facial hair (just mustaches). As such, Ackley was forced to shave.

Here's a look at the new Dustin Ackley: