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All-Star Facial Hair #WAHLStars

ALL STAR Does facial hair have an effect on performance in the All-Star game? FACIAL HAIR presented by WAHL ** *** **** HOME PRODUCTS Players with facial hair have dominated major offensive categories over the last decade at the All-Star Game. BATTING AVERAGE ON BASE PERCENTAGE (2003-2012) (2003-2012) WITH 287 338 WITH FACIAL HAIR FACIAL HAIR WITHOUT 226 272 WITHOUT A FACIAL HAIR FACIAL HAIR Base hits divided by the number of official times at bat How often a batter reaches base (excluding errors) SLUGGING PERCENTAGE ON BASE PLUS SLUGGING % (2003-2012) (2003-2012) A WITH 441 .779 WITH A FACIAL HAIR FACIAL HAIR A WITHOUT 382 654 WITHOUT A FACIAL HAIR FACIAL HAIR Calculated as total bases divided by at bats The ability of a player to both get on base and hit for power MVPS ** * * *** * CLEAN SHAVEN POWER OUTAGE Over the last four All-Star 2007-2012 The last six All-Star Game Games, clean-shaven MVPS all had facial hair. players have gone 152 LAST MVPS 2012 Melky Cabrera 2011 at-bats * In last year's game, the whiskered Prince Fielder without homering 2010 Brian McCann 2009 Melky Cabrera homered in the 4th inning Carl Crawford 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 en route to J.D. Drew 2007 the MVP BATTING BREAKDOWN Ichiro Suzuki award In seven of the last eight All-Star Games, * COMBINED STATISTICS * players with facial hair have batted MVP's Sporting Facial Hair (2007-2012) higher than BATTING 589E AVERAGE those without with wlo 4 I 12 2013 STARTING LINEUP FACIAL HAIR AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE C Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins C Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals 1B Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles 1B Joey Votto, Cincinnatti Reds 2B Robinson Cano, New York Yankees O 2B Brandon Phillips, Cincinnatti Reds w sS J.J. Hardy, Baltimore Orioles SS Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Rockies 3B Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers 3B David Wright, New York Mets OF Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels OF Carlos Beltran, St. Louis Cardinals w OF Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles w OF Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado Rockies O OF Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays o OF Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals O DH David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox STATS © 2013 Wahl Clipper Corporation & STATS LLC. All rights reserved. powered by RBIS

All-Star Facial Hair #WAHLStars

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WAHL teamed up with STATS, the world’s leading sports statistical analysis company, to discover facial hair is linked with actual performance on the field. Over the past decade players with facial h...




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