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Here's what Blackmon's beard has looked like since 2011

Chuck Nazty made his beardless MLB debut in 2011, but has since inspired beard lovers for 13 years.

DENVER — Charlie Blackmon. Chuck Natzy.

Major League Baseball outfielder. Beard aficionado.

Since his 2011 debut with the Colorado Rockies, there's been a 13-year beard evolution right before our eyes.

The photos speak for themselves. Take a journey back in time:

Credit: AP Photo/Matt York
2023 Charlie Blackmon
Credit: AP Photo/Matt York
2022 Charlie Blackmon

Blackmon reached 10 years of MLB service time on June 15 of last year, joining Todd Helton as the only two players to reach that milestone playing solely for the Rockies.

Credit: Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via AP
2021 Charlie Blackmon
Credit: AP Photo/Ralph Freso
2018 Charlie Blackmon

2018 and 2019 brought a bushier beard and two All-Star Game appearances. 

Credit: AP Photo/Chris Carlson
2017 Charlie Blackmon

In 2017, Blackmon's 104 RBI -- the eighth-most in the NL that season -- helped propel the team to the postseason and earned him the National League batting title and an All-Star Game start. 

Credit: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
2016 Charlie Blackmon

2016 and 2017 were banner years for Blackmon -- and not just his glorious beard. He took home Silver Slugger awards and garnered MVP votes in both years.

Credit: AP Photo/Darron Cummings
2015 Charlie Blackmon
Credit: AP Photo/ Gregory Bull
2014 Charlie Blackmon

The beard made its first appearance in 2014 -- the same year Blackmon made his first All-Star Game appearance. Coincidence? You decide. 

Credit: AP Photo/Darron Cummings
2013 Charlie Blackmon
Credit: AP Photo/Darron Cummings
2012 Charlie Blackmon

A beardless Blackmon made his MLB debut with the Rockies on June 7, 2011. Now, he's entering his 13th season as a forever fan favorite -- to-ni-ight. 



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