Be Bald and Be Free Day is observed annually on October 14. A celebration of the naked crown, Be Bald and Be Free Day recognizes the beauty of baring the scalp. Here is a look back at some famously bald sports figures with and without their hair.
July 24, 2014
1 of 14The LIFE Picture Collection; Jim McIsaac/Getty Images
2 of 14Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images; NHLI via Getty Images
3 of 14Ron Vesely, Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images
4 of 14Neil Leifer; Peter Read Miller
5 of 14VI-Images, Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
6 of 14Harry Cabluck/AP; Dave Allocca/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
7 of 14Mitchell Layton, Jamie Squire/Getty Images
8 of 14Robert Riger/Getty Images; Bob Martin
9 of 14Heinz Kluetmeier; John W. McDonough
10 of 14Walter Iooss Jr.
11 of 14Shaun Botterill, Angel Martinez/Getty Images
12 of 14Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images
13 of 14Mitchell Layton, Joe Robbins/Getty Images
14 of 14Nathaniel S. Butler, Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images
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