The Imperfect Man Pitched A Perfect Game, Lost His Pants

Welcome to Private Stache, an occasional feature in which Andy Gray, keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, spotlights the sports photography of yesteryear, a time when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. » 10/07/10 11:30am 10/07/10 11:30am

Private Stache: Jimmy Connors And Chris Evert, Love-Love

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 9/10/10 1:20pm 9/10/10 1:20pm

Private Stache: Roger Clemens Gets Intimate With Old Bush, For Once

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 8/20/10 4:15pm 8/20/10 4:15pm

Private Stache: Brett Favre And The Breakfast Of Champions

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 8/06/10 4:10pm 8/06/10 4:10pm

Private Stache: John-John And The Say Hey Kid Share A Tender Moment

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 7/30/10 4:00pm 7/30/10 4:00pm

Private Stache: Dutch Lovin'

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 6/25/10 5:00pm 6/25/10 5:00pm

Private Stache: Brawling In The Stands At The 1986 World Cup

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 6/11/10 4:30pm 6/11/10 4:30pm

Private Stache: Cassius Clay Has Blood On His Hands

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 6/04/10 3:30pm 6/04/10 3:30pm

Private Stache: Ken Griffey Jr. Has A Senior Moment

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 5/21/10 3:30pm 5/21/10 3:30pm

Private Stache: LeBron Half-Naked In A Cornfield. We Are All Witnesses.

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 5/14/10 3:30pm 5/14/10 3:30pm

Private Stache: Magic The Gathering

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 5/07/10 3:20pm 5/07/10 3:20pm

Private Stache: A New Feature In Which We Revisit The Unintentionally…

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 4/30/10 2:15pm 4/30/10 2:15pm