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Brian 'The Beard' Wilson visits Twitter with Giants' World Series trophy


The man known as The Beard stopped by Twitter on Wednesday with the San Francisco Giants' World Series trophy in tow.

_MG_5657 Brian Wilson, the Giants' star closing pitcher, not only showed off the trophy to the San Francisco-based social media company, he also started a new Twitter account -- @BrianWilson38.

His first Tweet: "The Beards back on twitter.....Lets Rage!!!!!!!!"

Twitter user Steve Miller sent a message on the Website asking CEO Dick Costolo:

@dickc What color is his beard today?

Costolo wrote back:

@SteveMillerSF I paid more attention to his hat, which was awesome. He is an amzing guy

Wilson spoke to Twitter employees for a while, shook a few hands and talked a bit about winning the World Series. 

He then left, clutching the World Series trophy in gloved hands.

Check out the photos, above and below, of Wilson's visit that Twitter sent to the Technology blog.

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Photos: San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson visits Twitter headquarters in San Francisco on Wednesday. Credit: Troy Holden / Twitter

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