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Important study: All-Stars with facial hair are better hitters than clean-shaven All-Stars

Mike Oz
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This is the best new Bryce Harper has gotten in a while. (Getty Images)

Proof that baseball has no shortage of statistical analysis: STATS, Inc. and clipper company Wahl broke down how players with facial hair performed in the All-Star game and Home Run Derby over the last decade compared to their clean-shaven peers.

Surprise! The facial haired players were superior. Just as Jayson Werth's Beard has been telling us. Here are two infographics you can munch on this afternoon. It seems obvious given the subject matter, but you might want to take all this with a grain of salt, lest you be accosted by a "SMALL SAMPLE SIZE!" person.

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Here's the Home Run Derby analysis:

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Related: This seems like a wonderful time to point you to our All-Beard Team from earlier this year.

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