Baseball Bill's Sports Shine

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Yo, I'm not even wearin' a helmet!
The Scout to Soldier on fashion sense

Baseball Bill's Sports Shine is a cosmetic item for the Scout. It removes the Scout's default headgear to reveal a short, slicked haircut.

The item's description was written by AndyAML for the Hat Describing Contest.

Update history

August 13, 2009 Patch (Classless Update)
  • Baseball Bill's Sports Shine was added to the game.

September 30, 2010 Patch (Mann-Conomy Update)

  • [Undocumented] Added a community-contributed description for the Baseball Bill's Sports Shine.
  • [Undocumented] Baseball Bill's Sports Shine now shows up when using the "Inspect" key on allies.

June 27, 2011 Patch

  • Fixed a display problem with Hatless hats.

July 20, 2011 Patch

  • Fixed hatless hats not working correctly.

September 15, 2011 Patch

  • Fixed hatless headgear not removing the player's hat.

June 6, 2013 Patch

July 7, 2016 Patch #1 (Meet Your Match Update)

  • [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.
  • [Undocumented] Added Unusual quality.

July 28, 2016 Patch

  • Fixed not seeing particle effects for Unusual versions of Baseball Bill's Sports Shine.


  • The backpack icon for Baseball Bill's Sports Shine has an entire model render of Scout still intact. This is not seen in-game as the alpha mask applied to both versions of the backpack icon (small and large) only leaves his head visible, while hiding everything else, leaving the rest of the player model hidden as a result.


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