Please help us identify whether Zack Greinke's flowing haircut is a mullet or something else
The phrase "business in the front, party in the back," pertaining to the hairstyle known as the mullet, generally elicits a specific type of response from folks. So, too, does the singularly intriguing career and personality of
I don't know if it's an effect of the flowing winds at Wrigley -- which were in the news recently for wreaking total havoc for players on the field -- but Greinke's hair on Saturday was especially noticeable. The question that popped up on social media on more than a few occasions was whether his look can be classified as a mullet or ... something else.
For comparison's sake, here's the mullet worn by the Rockies'
Greinke's sported a number of different looks over the years. With the D-backs, you could expect to see him with hair like he had on Saturday, or, perhaps, like this buzz-cut look from 2017:
It's also noticeably different from the blond locks of the Mets'
There's a fullness to Syndergaard's hair, however, that definitively makes that not a mullet. It's a complete head of hair, whereas Greinke's current presentation does seem to have a bit of a mix of his buzz-cut era with whatever's going on in the back.
OK yes, Zack Greinke, I, too, have questions pic.twitter.com/qZ7XyAMZZ4— Adrian Garro (@adriangarro) April 20, 2019
So, now that these last few paragraphs haven't done anything to add clarity to the issue, let's put it to a vote. Do you think Greinke has a mullet? Weigh in below, and let's figure this out once and for all.
Adrian Garro joined MLB.com in 2016. Throughout his travels, both Bartolo Colon and Vin Scully have placed their hands on his shoulders. Not at the same time, though. That'd be amazing.