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Rollie Fingers only grew his mustache to get a $300 Bonus from the A’s owner.

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  • Rollie Fingers only grew his mustache to get a $300 Bonus from the A’s owner.

    Rollie arms iconic mustache was absolutely best grown by way of him to get a $three hundred bonus from Athletics owner Charles O. Finley. On the first day of spring schooling for the 1972 season, Reggie Jackson confirmed up with a beard. In a protest and believing the A’s management might want Jackson to shave; arms and a few different gamers started out going with out shaving to force Jackson to shave off his beard. rather, Charles O. Finley, who would do almost anything to sell tickets, then presented prize-cash to the player who may want to satisfactory develop and preserve their facial hair till commencing Day. fingers went all out for the economic incentive provided by means of Finley and copied his moustache after the photos of the gamers of the past due 19th century. Taking it even further, Finley came up with "Moustache Day" on the ballpark, wherein any fan with a moustache may want to get in unfastened.

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