Dec 9, 2021

Random Thursday

Sometimes I wish this book could organize the facts within the chapters a bit. I mean since this one is sports, you'd think you could read them by their sport. But alas, it's all jumbled, which I guess works too, but it would make it so much easier to tell you what you're in for today! Lol! Let's get back to True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t by Shane Carley and learn more intriguing sports facts!


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Did you know that Mets pitcher, Dock Ellis, once pitched a no-hitter while apparently high on LSD?

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Did you know that the wok can also be used as a sled? According to the Wok World Championship participants, racers used modified woks in 1-4 person "woksleds."



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German Joe Alexander broke 24 concrete blocks while holding an egg in his smashing hand.

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Nolan Ryan had 7 no-hitters in his MLB career but no perfect games. He had 2,795 walks, which is almost 1,000 more than the next closest pitcher.

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During the 1903 MLB season, Ed Doheny, a pitcher, won 16 games and was committed to an asylum for the "critically insane." He would spend the rest of his life here.

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