Let’s face it (no pun intended), facial hair has always been a part of sports.

But perhaps no sport (other than hockey’s playoff beards) has embraced the hairy visage more than the Great American Pastime, where it’s become more than just facial hair: it’s an identifying trademark.

Be honest, when you think of Rollie Fingers, Dennis Eckersley and Brian Wilson, what do you think of? You probably think of their accolades and escapades on the field, but you also think of the handlebar (Fingers), the thick mustache/mullet combo (Eckersley) and the beard that’s probably the definition of “winning” (Wilson).

So with the MLB season now underway, it’s time to take a look at some of the best facial hair in MLB history. This is the place for some of the most bizarre, out of left field and just epic looks and designs we’ve ever seen.

Without further ado, here’s the list.

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