Did You Know?


Posted on December 22nd, by ScoreBoardTX in All. No Comments

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.

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The Major Leagues use approximately 850,000 balls per season.

 

Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games.gretzky-cup-8-december-2010

 

Wayne Gretzky had more assists in his career (1,963) than any other player has total points. (Gordie Howe had 1850 points)

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Golf was banned in England in 1457 because it was considered a distraction from the serious pursuit of archery.

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Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game.

 

 

YANKEES JOE DIMAGGIO

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).

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Boxing wasn’t a legal sport until 1901.

 

USATSI_7471267_crop_northBonus for Longhorn Fans: Nick Saban and Mack Brown are both 62 years old, born just 2 months apart.nick-saban3





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