Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Headless Muffler Man: Football Player

A towering fiberglass man outfitted as a Pittsburgh Steeler football player. Missing his head since 2009.

Lugnutz Tire Service

500 New Alexandria Rd, Greensburg, PA
Lugnutz Tire Service, US Hwy. 119, east side. Road is hilly and winding, so keep a sharp lookout for him.
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Headless muffler man.

Muffler Man - Head Ahead

This guy's headless days are almost over according to the workers at Lugnutz Tire Service. They have restored the Bunyan head and will soon repaint their football player back into the lumberjack he used to be. I stopped and got the scoop and some last pictures before the restoration starts -- hopefully some time this summer, they said.

[Joel Baker, 06/25/2013]
Muffler Man

We've been passing this Muffler Man all my life. He's a highly anticipated sight on our way to visit Grandma; in our family he's fondly called "Baseball Onion." His former incarnation (before being a football player with the #8) was Paul Bunyan. Look at his clothing's details and you'll see the lumberjack-ness. My childish mispronunciation left him with our nickname.

"Baseball Onion" and a chocolate-dipped cone at the nearby DQ were always highlights of our trip.

[Jen, 06/29/2012]

Steelers fans are probably shocked that you thought he was a baseball player.

Headless Muffler Man.

Muffler Man - Football Player

Just wanted to let everyone know that the football player Muffler Man is still missing his head.

[Paul, 08/15/2011]

Muffler Man without head.

Muffler Man - Headless

Pittsburgh Steeler now wears number 8 for Tommy Maddox, and has lost his head.

[Brent Burgess, 07/05/2009]

Hey, nice t-shirt.

Headless football player.

Football Muffler Man

After a night of severe, howling winds, we came upon a headless Muffler Man!

[Anna Lech, 03/11/2009]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Optimus Prime Metal SculptureOptimus Prime Metal Sculpture, Greensburg, PA - < 1 mi.
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Rural Space ShuttleRural Space Shuttle, New Alexandria, PA - 6 mi.
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Jimmy Stewart Museum, Indiana, PA - 30 mi.

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