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Behind the scenes: Giancarlo Stanton graces SI cover in body paint
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Behind the scenes: Giancarlo Stanton graces SI cover in body paint
Thursday February 26th, 2015

Giancarlo Stanton's 2014 season ended with the Marlins star taking a gruesome fastball to the face, so the outfielder will be taking extra precautions in the batter's box.

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The rightfielder will be sporting a custom wire face mask with a cool personalized flourish in 2015.

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Stanton was on track to win his first NL MVP award last season when he was sidelined, and hopes to return to that form this year.

Read more about Stanton in the cover story from the latest issue of Sports Illustrated.

Brendan Maloy

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