The 50 Most Badass Baseball Players of All Time

46. Sal "The Barber" Maglie

Active: 1945-1958
Teams: Giants/Dodgers/Yankees/Indians/Cardinals

Now we get to the headhunters. Maglie had a decent career, with a couple All-Star appearances and an ERA and league wins title under his belt. But it's his nickname, or rather, the origin of his nickname that gets him on this list. Put it this way, it wasn't because he was shaving himself (as you can tell from this picture). No, it was the close shaves he gave opposing hitters that garnered him "The Barber" moniker. Close shaves with baseballs thrown extremely fast that is.

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