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Second Faceman: Yahoo! headshots return

by Russ Anderson | Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
| 556 baseball fanatics read this article

A month or so into every season, Yahoo! manages to upload new passport-style headshots to player profiles. During April, about half the players in MLB are pictured wearing the hats of their former teams. Others, due to limited time in the big leagues, are facially identified only by their club logo. Well, the new photos are up for 2011 and, as usual, there are a few gems. Like some others deprived of 9-to-5 access to televised baseball, I tend to rely on auto-updating Yahoo! box scores. I was following today’s Astros-Reds matchup (it turns out Aneury Rodriguez does have a face) and was momentarily confused when this countenance popped up to represent a notoriously venison-loving middle infielder:

I doubt the Astros would complain.

 

Post By Russ Anderson (18 Posts)

Though numerous arm injuries ended his playing career partway through college, Russ still avidly follows baseball and lives out his broken diamond dreams through the successes of his former teammates and adversaries. His writing has appeared in a remarkably diverse range of publications, from the scientific journal "Current Medical Research and Opinion," to the anthology "Bruce Springsteen and Philosophy: Darkness on the Edge of Truth."

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