Nov 18, 2021

Random Thursday

It's time to start a new chapter in True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t by Shane Carley. This time around we're diving into Sports facts! Let's see how long until I get bored. Lol. *not a sports fan


(image borrowed from Biography)

Wayne Gretzky retired with 2,857 points to his name, a combination of goals and assists. He beat the next player by 970 points. If you took away all 894 of his goals, he still holds the record for most points.

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In Shaquille O'Neal's entire basketball career, he only made one three-point shot. He only ever attempted 22 three-pointers, which gave him a 4.5% career three-point shooting percentage.

(image borrowed from Vincent Van Gogh Gallery)

Did you know that "mixed painting" was once an Olympic event? At various times in history the Olympics included painting, engraving, architecture, literature, and town planning in their events.

(image borrowed from Wikipedia)

Did you know that Wilt Chamberlain once averaged 50 points per game for an entire season? The next best season scoring average was 38.

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Did you know that there are several typos on the Stanley Cup? Some examples are the BQSTQN BRUINS and TORONTO MAPLE LEAES. There's also a surprising amount of players' names that were misspelled too.

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