The gRizzlY ScAlE

The Washington Post weighted the style of facial hair, or lack thereof, of all active ballplayers on a scale of 0 to 8 — zero being clean shaven, eight being the grizzliest — then calculated the average hairiness of each team. The New York Yankees are the only team in the bigs that have a mandatory clean-cut policy.

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BeARdiFy YouRSelF

Show your playoff team some love. Choose a picture of yourself and put a beard on it!*

Pick a picture
Use your camera

*Note: This works best if you don't already have a beard. If you already have one, feel free to put more hair on your face.

Allow access to your webcam
Take a snapshot

Fit your face inside this circle

Select a beard
Beardify me!
1 Use these buttons to edit your image
2 Move and scale your image to fit inside the circle
3 Select a beard to add it to your image
4 Then type your name and Beardify!

SOURCES: American Mustache Institute, Wahl, Gillette, World Beard and Moustache Championships,,, AP Images, Major League Baseball.