Old Guy Who Refused To Shave Till The Vikings Won A Super Bowl Dies

On Jan. 12, 1975, the Minnesota Vikings lost Super Bowl IX, their third Super Bowl defeat in six seasons. That very day, Vikings fan Emmett John Pearson vowed not to shave his beard till the team broke through and won a title. He did just that for the next 38 years, his long, unruly white beard becoming his trademark.… » 10/25/13 5:32pm 10/25/13 5:32pm