Best Afros in Sports History

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Best Afros in Sports History
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I'm not low maintenance. I don't disappear in a crowd. And you can put that stupid hat back on the rack.

The afro isn't a lifestyle as much as it is a statement—a pound on the chest that says "Put your clippers away, barber man. This isn't just hair. This is a sanctuary."

Indeed, the afro is an expression of the spirit—an expression athletes have been adopting and making their own for the last fifty years and longer. The following is a celebration of the most glorious 'fros to ever float over the field of play.

These are the best afros in sports history.

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