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Greg Bird's hairless cat is the grandson of Mr. Bigglesworth from "Austin Powers"

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When you think of famous sports-playing animal stars, the list is short: Air Bud. Rhubarb. The chimpanzee that played Ed in "Ed." But there is one hairless feline whose lineage extends into the Major Leagues: Mr. Bigglesworth from "Austin Powers." 

Thanks to Yankees first baseman Greg Bird, Mr. Bigglesworth's grandson not only gets to hang around big league players, but he has an amazing name, too: Mr. Delicious. Or, as Bird refers to him, "Lish." 

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For more on Bird's relationship with his hairless friend, watch the video below: 

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