Dec 16, 2021

Random Thursday


Time for another rousing round of True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t by Shane Carley! Today we'll continue learning more about the wonderful world of sports (said in the Wonderful World of Disney voice!)! Lol.

(image borrowed from NBC News)

Tom Dempsey was born with no fingers or toes on his right hand and foot, yet he held the record 63-yeard field goal for 43 years. The record was finally broken in 2013.

(image borrowed from SI Kids)

Jim Abbott threw a no hitter game in 1993, despite being born without a right hand.

(image borrowed from Pro Football Hall of Fame)

In the history of the NFL, no game has ever been forfeited.

(image borrowed from Wikipedia)

The NFL, NBA, and MLB each have had their MVP chosen from the losing team. Chuck Howley won MVP of Super Bowl V, Jerry West won the NBA Finals MVP in 1969, and Bobby Richardson won the World Series MVP in 1960. Though, the NHL doesn't now have a "finals MVP" award, four goalies have won the Conn Smythe Trophy for best overall playoff performance despite losing the Stanley Cup.

(image borrowed from Deseret News)

Steve Young is the only left-handed quarterback who has made it into the Hall of Fame in all the history of the NFL.

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