The practice of identifying baseball players by number was started by the Yankees in 1929.
In 1910 football teams were penalized 15 yards for an incompleted forward pass.
Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.
The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card!
Prior to 1900, prize fights lasted up to 100 rounds.
At horse race tracks, the favorite wins fewer than 30% of the time!