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Rodman: Obnoxious with a desire to be noticed
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Dennis Rodman is one of the most complex personalities the sports world has ever seen.

So, what does Rodman's signature say about his true persona? We asked handwriting expert Bart Baggett to analyze the Worm's autograph and tell us what it reveals about the former NBA rebounding machine.

Here's what Baggett found:

General notes: This handwriting is about eight inches in height. That large size indicates a person who is obnoxious. The uphill slant also indicates optimism.

  This very long downstroke in the "R" -- in a spot where the downstroke shouldn't be -- indicates strong sexual desires and unequalled determination.

  The underline shows a need to be recognized and a tendency toward self reliance.

  The "d" brace indicates stubbornness.

  The tall "d" also indicates vanity and pride.

  The pointy ending is a sign of a sarcastic person.

Bart Baggett is one of the leading experts on handwriting analysis in the nation. You can learn more about Baggett's analysis at The autographs in this package were provided to Page 2 by The Sports Collectors Digest Standard Catalog of Sports Autographs by Krause Publications, 2000.

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Woods: Very concerned about his reputation

King: Flexible, aggressive and a tad bit mean

DiMaggio: A desire for both attention and sex

Knight: Plenty of anger immediately apparent

Simpson: Not the handwriting of a killer

Tyson: Resentment going back to childhood

Kournikova: Impulsive and emotionally driven

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