Like the shooting star that shines so bright and soars so high, but fades away into the abyss just as quickly as it appeared, so too was the mustache of St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Rick Ankiel.
Recently, Ankiel sat down with the American Mustache Institute and for the first time opened up about his short-lived ‘stache. Where did it come from? What was its mission? And why did it have to leave us so soon?