Here’s our second installment of Did You Know? Information provided to you absolutely free of charge so you can prove you’re the smartest sports guy in any room.
The Major Leagues use approximately 850,000 balls per season.
Wayne Gretzky had more assists in his career (1,963) than any other player has total points. (Gordie Howe had 1850 points)
Golf was banned in England in 1457 because it was considered a distraction from the serious pursuit of archery.
Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game.
The state sport of Maryland is jousting.
Through the first 12 years of his career, Joe DiMaggio had more home runs (349) than strikeouts (333).
Boxing wasn’t a legal sport until 1901.