Sports Facts

    Sports Facts

    There are 40 Sports Facts!

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    In 1910 football teams were penalized 15 yards for an incompleted forward pass.
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    The practice of identifying baseball players by number was started by the Yankees in 1929.
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    Most NASCAR Teams use nitrogen in their tires instead of air.
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    Cheetahs were raced at Romford greyhound stadium in 1937!
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    The household wrench was invented by boxing heavyweight champion Jack Johnson in 1922.
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    Each year, 30,000 people are seriously injured by exercise equipment.
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    Babe Ruth wore No. 3 because he batted third.
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    The Stanley Cup originally was only seven and a half inches high.
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    Prior to 1900, prize fights lasted up to 100 rounds.
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    Three consective strikes in bowling is called a turkey.
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    At horse race tracks, the favorite wins fewer than 30% of the time!
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