Fun Facts About Sports

Learn some interesting facts about sports right here!
Basketball great Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game.
In 1910 football teams were penalized 15 yards for an incompleted forward pass.
It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year's supply of footballs.
Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.
Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team his sophomore year.
Most NASCAR Teams use nitrogen in their tires instead of air.
No high jumper has ever been able to stay off the ground for more than one second.
People in nudist colonies play volleyball more than any other sport.
Prior to 1900, prize fights lasted up to 100 rounds.
So that's how they cheat - a microwaved baseball will fly farther than a frozen baseball.
The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches.
The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million.
The height of a bowling pin is equal to its circumference.
The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers founded in 1744, is the world's oldest golf club!
The most popular sport as a topic for a film is boxing.
The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts 3 naked men with their hands on each others shoulders.
The odds of getting a hole-in-one in golf are estimated at about 18,000-to-1.
The Pittsburgh Steelers were originally called the Pirates.
The practice of identifying baseball players by number was started by the Yankees in 1929.
Three consective strikes in bowling is called a turkey.
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