The 20 Best Tattoos in Sports History

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The 20 Best Tattoos in Sports History
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The right to bare arms is apparently not in the constitution of professional athletics.

It seems as if every athlete has some sort of ink on his body, usually displayed somewhere on the arms for all to see.

Athletes get bored looking at the blank canvas of their bodies and, as their career progresses, many turn their bodies into a tapestry of artwork.

And some get a backwards Pittsburgh Pirates "P" tattooed on their faces.

While most tattoos are seen by the general public as foolish, and there are countless lists of the dumbest or worst tattoos in sports, there are some pretty elaborate pieces of art on some athletes' bodies.

I thought it was time they got their due.

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