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People with wide heads hit more home runs, because science

Science is incredible, isn't it? According to a pair of researchers from the University of London, if you were born with a short, wide face, you're likely to be have an above-average home run rate. Yes, it's weird, but SCIENCE.

Evidently, there's a measure called fWHR, meaning facial width-to-height ratio (no, it wasn't invented by Fangraphs), and this particular study measured the fWHR of 200 Japanese players and compared it to their home run numbers. Weirdly, this seems to be a relatively common field of research, with other studies linking fWHR to "grip strength, competitiveness and aggressive play."

We like to be helpful around here, so we thought we'd give some Major League scouts a list of prospects to keep an eye out for. You're welcome -- we accept tips in donut burgers and walking tacos.

Chris Matthews

Schwarzenegger
 

PSY

PSY
 

Nick Lachey

Nick Lachey
 

Shaquille O'Neal

Shaq
 

Jack Black

Jack Black
 

Dwight Schrute

Dwight Schrute
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Stewie Griffin

Stewie Griffin

Arnold

Hey! Arnold
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(h/t Craig Calcaterra at HardballTalk)