Sports Facts

    Sports Facts

    There are 40 Sports Facts!

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    So that's how they cheat - a microwaved baseball will fly farther than a frozen baseball.
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    The first baseball caps were made of straw.
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    The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card!
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    During WWII, because a lot of players were called to duty, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles combined to become The Steagles.
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    Pittsburgh is the only city where all major sports teams have the same colors: Black and gold.
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    The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches.
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    When pitched, the average Major League baseball rotates 15 times before being hit.
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    All major league baseball umpires must wear black underwear while on the job!
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    Left-handed people are better at sports that require good spatial judgment and fast reaction, compared to right-handed individuals.
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    At 120 miles per hour, a Formula One car generates so much downforce that it can drive upside down on the roof of a tunnel.
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    From a complete stop, a human is capable of outrunning a Formula One Racecar for about 30 feet!
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    Basketball great Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game.
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    Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.
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    No high jumper has ever been able to stay off the ground for more than one second.
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    It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year's supply of footballs.
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    A 'face-off' in hockey was originally called a 'puck-off'.
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    People in nudist colonies play volleyball more than any other sport.
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