Apr 7, 2022

Random Thursday


Time for another round of sports facts from Shane Carley in True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t!

(image borrowed from USA Today)

Even though baseball games can last for more than 3 hours, there's only ever about 15-18 minutes of action.

(image borrowed from Wikipedia)

Buzkashi is the national sport of Afghanistan. It's Persian for "goat grabbing," and the sport involves trying to move a goat carcass across a goal line.

(image borrowed from Baseball Hall of Fame)

"Rube" Waddell was one of the greatest pitchers in MLB history, yet he was fascinated with fire trucks. When one drove by during a game, managers had a difficult time keeping him on the mound. Yet, he was still one of the greatest strikeout pitchers in history of the MLB.

(image borrowed from The New York Times)

Arnold Palmer can be credited with popularizing his own drink! While other people may have been mixing ice tea and lemonade, Palmer drank it regularly and soon made it popular.

(image borrowed from The Cut)

The horses that are used in Olympic Games get tested for PEDS! And on more than one occasion, they are positive!

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