Jan 13, 2022

Random Thursday

Time for another exciting installment in the world of sports with True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t by Shane Carley!

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Did you know that Jay Berwanger was the very first pick in the first NFL draft, yet he never played a single game in the league? He never signed with a team due to salary concerns and a desire to play in the Olympics.

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Did you know that Gary Lineker pooped his pants during a game in the 1990 World Cup? Despite the situation, Lineker actually stayed in the game.

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During his lifetime, Wilt Chamberlain claimed to have slept with 20,000 women. Whether it's true or not, is unknown.

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Did you know that Kobe Bryan's parents had to co-sign his first NBA contract? He was drafted straight after high school and wasn't quite 18 at the time!

That's wild! And it made me so sad to read this since it's almost 2 years since his death.

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Alvin Dark, an MLB manager, once said, "There'll be a man on the moon before (Pitcher) Gaylord Perry hits a home run." Perry hit his first home run less than an hour after Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the moon! Whether this is a true story or not, Dark has never denied it.

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