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The rationale behind Josh Phegley's mullet? 'Nothing better than looking like an idiot'

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They're calling it "Phegley Phever" on the South Side of Chicago. Josh Phegley is off to a fast start since his Major League debut earlier this month (he's hit safely in nine of his 12 starts with three homers and 10 RBIs). But the real kicker is his hairdo: a mullet.

The game of baseball brings a lot of stress, especially at the highest level -- so Phegley uses the mullet to stay relaxed.  

"When you get upset, you need something to cool you off a little bit. [There's] nothing better than looking like an idiot and having fun with it," Phegley said.


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