Posted March 26, 2013

Bird Men: 20 Sports People Who Gave The Middle Finger In Public

Our list of memorable one-finger salutes in sports


Ole Miss provocateur Marshall Henderson made headlines after Sunday’s loss to La Salle by flipping off the Kansas City crowd on his retreat to the locker room.

But Henderson isn’t the first athlete embrace the one-finger salute. Hardly. Here are 19 others from through the years.

A.J. Hawk

Pat Burrell

Mike Vick

Sean Williams



Larry Csonka

Walter Iooss, Jr./SI

Walter Iooss, Jr./SI

Louis Delmas

Joe Nedney

Andrew Ference

Didier Drogba

Rex Ryan

New York Post

New York Post

Jack McDowell

Titans owner Bud Adams

Jay Bruce

Jake Plummer

Brock Lesnar

Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas Sun

Milton Bradley

Chris Gardocki

Chuck Cecil

Jose Canseco