Mahbub Hasan created a new topic ' Best facial hair in Baseball history - Monte Ward' in the forum. 5 years ago

A pitcher and shortstop during baseball’s early history, Monte Ward helped organize the first professional sports players union. In 1880, he threw for nearly 600 innings, pitched the second perfect game in baseball history in June of that year. The game wouldn’t see another until 1904 with Cy Young for the Philadelphia A's. Ward was rarely seen on the mound without a perfectly waxed, sleek mustache.

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Mahbub Hasan created a new topic ' Best facial hair in Baseball histor - Harry Wright' in the forum. 5 years ago

Harry Wright assembled and played center field for baseball’s first professional team, the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings. He played for seven years, ending his career with the Boston Red Caps. He turned baseball into a business, paying his players up to seven times the salary of the average working man. Wright sported a tough-looking double-decker beard that turned white at the ends.

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