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The Red Sox, Team Pine Tar

The Red Sox don't just lead the league in long hair -- check out all the pine tar on their batting helmets.

Updated: August 19, 2005, 5:11 PM ET
By Paul Lukas | Special to Page 2

Whatever happens in the World Series, everyone knows the Red Sox are the unquestioned kings of baseball this year when it comes to flamboyant hair styles. Look a bit closer at the players' heads, however, and you'll see that the Sox also lead the league in a more esoteric category.

Uni Watch is referring, of course, to players who smear pine tar all over their batting helmets. The Sox feature several charter members of this club, led by Manny Ramirez, who often spreads the gunk so thick ...

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