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Baseball's Unshaven League Leaders

Baseball's Unshaven *** A Decade of Regular Season Facial Hair Dominance * ** WAHL OA0OUET tracks the superior performance of players with facial hair in the regular season over the past ten years. 15 HOME RUN СНАMPIONS HAD FACIAL HAIR PLAYERS 47 2 HOME RUNS AVERAGED PER SEASON 17:10 STRIKEOUT LEADERS Miguel Cabrera Detroit Tigers #24 OF HAD FACIAL HAIR 35 pitchers sporting facial hair finished among the majors' top five in strikeouts in those seasons. Jose Bautista Toronto Blue Jays #19 STRIKEOUT LEADERS SINCE 2003 Jose Bautista Toronto Blue Jays #19 1 Randy Johnson 290 Albert Pujols Los Angeles Angels #5 Arizona Diamondbacks #51 IN 2004 269 ID Ryan Howard * Philadelphia Phillies #6 Justin Verlander Detroit Tigers #35 IN 2009 Kerry Wood Chicago Cubs #34 266 * Ryan Howard's 58 homers in 2006 was also the highest single season total over the past decade. IN 2003 KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK LONGBALL LEADERS 2000 SINCE 6#7 STRIKEOUT LEADERS FROM LAST SEASON OF THE TOP SPORTED FACIAL HAIR |TOP 10 HR 56.4% I LEADERS FACIAL HAIR SCRUFFY CLOSERS SINCE 2008 Out of these leaders, players with facial hair also averaged more home runs. Overall, pitchers with facial hair have made up 66% of the end-of-season saves 66% WITH FACIAL HAIR 39.6 WITHOUT FACIAL HAIR 36.8 leaderboard since 2008. The AMERICAN LEAGUE The NATIONAL LEAGUE batting title winner has had facial hair four out of the strikeout leader has had facial hair in every season but two over the past decade. last five years. 0000 ith O without Q000 THE LAST CY YOUNG TWO IN EACH FACIAL LEAGUE HAD HAIR AWARD WINNERS Justin Verlander 2012 Clayton Kershaw David Price 2011&2012 RA. Dickey 2011 2011 2012 AMERICAN NATIONAL LEAGUE Presented by Powered by WAHL STATS © 2013 Wahl Clipper Corporation STATS LLC. All rights reserved. 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 THE LAST

Baseball's Unshaven League Leaders

shared by rmackinnon on Oct 04
Facial hair on the baseball field is a hot topic as play off fever heats up. Wahl and STATS teamed up to track a decade of standout performances of players with facial hair dominance in the Regular Se...




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