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For most self-respecting guys, the goatee might be a relic that went away circa 1998, but it lives on thanks to truckers, your weird uncle and dudes who think Confederate flags are fashion statements. And, of course, MLB players.
These guys might be millionaires but apparently they can’t spare the cash for disposable razors. Here’s a look at some of the biggest facial hair offenders.
1. Brett Meyers
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The perfect look for a guy who goes straight from pitching a game to attending a Skynyrd concert.
2. Kevin Youkilis
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The only good thing about Youk jumping ship to the Yankees? At least he’s required to shave this woodchuck off his face.
3. Stephen Strasburg
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Is this a picture of a phenom who can throw 100 mph…or a Glamour Shot of some dude at a Kenny Chesney concert?
4. Jeff Samardzija
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If only the towel could get that off his face.
5. Bobby Jenks
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Pitcher, chin-hair enthusiast, bassist in Slayer cover band.
6. Mark McGwire
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He denies all allegations that performance-enhancing drugs were used in the making of this goatee.
7. Joe Blanton
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With a $6.5 million salary, dude, you can afford a personal style consultant.
8. Jayson Werth
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You know what? He was playing in Philadelphia when he had this. We’re pretty sure that gross facial hair is a prerequisite there, so we’ll let this one slide.