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June 28, 2010

The Bleacher Report boldly declares Ezequiel Astacio “The World’s Ugliest Baseball Player.”

There is a full slideshow at the link above.

And he sure is ugly:

But, for your consideration:

5 Comments leave one →
  1. jco permalink
    June 28, 2010 5:00 pm

    Big Unit runs a close second, but I have to agree with the Bleacher Report. The dimensional aspects of Astacio’s left cheek put him on a different plane.

    • Fat Al permalink*
      June 28, 2010 6:04 pm

      Let’s not give Youk a free pass. The fact that the nonsense on his chin is self-inflicted does not make it better — in fact, there’s a pretty decent argument that it makes it worse.

  2. June 29, 2010 10:55 am

    Let’s not be so emotional about this, isn’t it time to start applying the deeper mathematical understandings of baseball that have developed in the last twenty or so years to other aspects of the game. Like, for example, who the ugliest player in the majors is. Let’s strip away personal biases (looks like Daddy, Justin Beiber, that guy who exposed himself in the park, etc.) and try and get at the objective truth here.

    • Fat Al permalink*
      June 29, 2010 10:59 am

      I have nothing but respect for statistical analysis in baseball, but I have to say that ugliness is one of those things for which I have always placed my utmost trust in a grizzled old scout who can get out there and really take it all in and apply his years of experience to the matter at hand.

  3. June 29, 2010 12:20 pm

    Don Mossi reminds me of Ebb from Green Acres.

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