Blum becomes Chicago's 'mane' man

Utilityman Geoff Blum was known more for his hair ... until he took his place in baseball history, writes Jerry Crasnick.

Originally Published: October 26, 2005
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

HOUSTON -- Geoff Blum didn't have to think long when asked to pinpoint his principal claim to fame before Tuesday night. Like Donald Trump, Moe Howard and Jennifer Aniston, he was defined in large part by his innovative way with hair.

Blum has introduced a multitude of styles and colors to clubhouses in Montreal, Houston, Tampa Bay and San Diego since breaking into the majors in 1999. When the Expos traded him to Houston for Chris Truby three years ago, he arrived with jet black hair and accompanying ...

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