Thursday, October 9, 2008
Interesting Facts About Sports
The maximum weight for a golf ball is 1.62 Oz.
The only openly gay baseball player died at age 42.
Golf was banned in England in 1457 because it was considered a distraction from the serious pursuit of archery.
Before 1850 golf balls were made of leather and stuffed with feathers.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League All-Star Game.
Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games.
Bank robber John Dillinger played professional baseball.
56,000,000 people go to Major League baseball each year.