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Compiled by Jake Trotter, Staff Writer, jtrotter@opubco.com Published: September 15, 2009
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BEST

→Rollie Fingers: Originally grew out his handlebar mustache to win a contest from Oakland A’s management; ultimately, the relief pitcher donned the most identifiable mustache in sports history.

WORST

→Adam Morrison: Unfortunately for him, the only thing Morrison has accomplished in the NBA is owning the league’s most ridiculed ’stache.

Other sports figures with notable mustaches
→Baseball

Dennis Eckersley

Jason Giambi

Goose Gossage

Keith Hernandez, won contest

Al Hrabosky

Catfish Hunter

Reggie Jackson, first modern day to wear in regular season game; not since ’40s.

Randy Johnson

Thurman Munson

Jim Rice

→Basketball

Larry Bird

Mike D’Antoni

Michael Jordan

Stan Van Gundy

→Football

Dick Butkus

Bill Cowher

Ben Davidson

Dan Dierdorf

Mike Ditka

Mike Holmgren

Jeff Hostetler

Joe Namath

Andy Reid

Dave Wannstedt

Ricky Williams

→Hockey

Lanny McDonald

George Parros

Doug Sauter

→Other

Dale Earnhardt, auto racing

Hulk Hogan, pro wrestling

Richard Petty, auto racing

Michael Phelps, swimming

Steve Prefontaine, running

Mark Spitz, swimming

→Oklahoma coaches

Jeff Capel

Sunny Golloway

Jay Norvell

Kevin Wilson


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