Facts about sport jocks

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  1. That youngest person ever to have won a world boxing championship is Wilfred Benitez
  2. The Scottish government banned golf in 1647
  3. The cricket player Don Bradman got his nickname Goldie because of the colour of his hair
  4. The first All-Star baseball game was held in Chicago, 1905
  5. The tennis net is 36 inches high in the center
  6. Tennis was originally played with bare hands
  7. L. Sivaramakrishnan of India is the cricket player with the longest surname
  8. In 1980 Ken Morro from New York Islanders became the first ever to win both an Olympic gold medal and a Stanley Cup title the same year
  9. Between the year 1937 and 1958 there was no America's Cup
  10. In 1979 Wayne Gretzky scored his first point in the NHL against the Chicago Blackhawks
  11. A hockey puck is made of vulcanized rubber
  12. The goaltender in water polo was at begining standing on the pool deck
  13. Zola Budd, a South African long distance runner with a world record, trained and raced barefoot
  14. The shortest game ending in checkmate is only two moves
  15. A French climber, by the nickname Spiderman, has climbed the tallest building in the world
  16. Climbing ropes are able to hold over 6000 Pounds
  17. Vasaloppet in Sweden is the biggest Cross-Country Skirace in the world. The race is 90km long
  18. Scuba diving was invented by Jacques-Yves Cousteau in 1943
  19. The longest hole on a golf course is the sixth hole at the Koolan Island Course in Australia. The hole measures 860 yards
  20. China has their own Vasalopp and the first year only a few hundred participated in the race
  21. The best badminton shuttles are made from the feathers taken from the left wing of a goose
  22. Snowboarding was invented in the 1960s in Austria
  23. New Zealand and Australia are the only countries south of the equator to won medals at the Olympic Winter Games
  24. The Youngest winner of Tour de France was Henri Cornet at the age of 19
  25. Norway has won more Winter Games gold medals than any other country
  26. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball
  27. Snowboarding was invented in the 1960s in Austria
  28. New Zealand and Australia are the only countries south of the equator to won medals at the Olympic Winter Games
  29. The Youngest winner of Tour de France was Henri Cornet at the age of 19
  30. Norway has won more Winter Games gold medals than any other country
  31. The first Grand Prix race ever was won at an average speed of 46 mph
  32. NASCAR has by tradition only allowed American made cars to compete in the race
  33. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is home to the first US long-distance auto race in 1911
  34. The Olympic silver medal is made of 92.5% silver
  35. The Olympic gold medal must contain at least six grams of gold
  36. All Olympic medals must be minimum 60 millimeters in diameter
  37. The Olympic motto is Citius, Altius, Fortius wich is Latin and means Faster, Higher, Braver
  38. The Olympic flag was designed in 1913 by Baron Pierre de Coubertin
  39. The Olympic Fire-tower in Turin is 57 metres high and that is the highest tower ever built for an Olympic Game
  40. Ice hockey became an Olympic sport at a Summer Olympics in Antwerp in 1920
  41. The total distance in Tour de France changes every year
  42. John Pius Boland was the first Irish-born to win an Olympic gold medal
  43. The first women's boxing match in the US took place in NYC, 1876
  44. Everton have never won the League Cup
  45. A linesman are estimate to run about 4 miles during a soccer game
  46. Mexico was the first country to host the World Cup (soccer) twice
  47. The biggest loss ever in a World Cup football match was between Zaire and Yugoslavia
  48. The Olympic gold medal is mostly made of Silver
  49. Snowboarding is the fastest growing sport in the world
  50. The five interlocking rings of the Olympic flag symbolize a meeting of the athletes from five original continents, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and America
  51. Wrestling is the oldest sport in the world
  52. The origins of bowling is Germany
  53. The first time a woman from Iran competed in the Olympics was in 1996
  54. Manchester United were first known as Newton Heath. They changed their name in 1902
  55. Pakistan's national sport is hockey
  56. In Island boxing was not allowed before 2002
  57. The first sport ever to be filmed was boxing, 1894
  58. Only Greece and Australia have participated in every modern Olympics games since 1896
  59. The term forward pass was first created by the football team at Saint Louis University
  60. The only sport that has been played on the moon is golf. On the 6 of February 1971 Alan Shepard hit a golf ball
  61. The largest amount of participant in a sport is sport fishing
  62. Average life span of a Major League Baseball is 7 pitches
  63. Before the year 1859 umpires sat in a rocking chair behind the catcher
  64. Over 1800 medals are awarded at the Olympics
  65. A bowling pin will fall down at a tilt of 7.5 degrees
  66. The first puck ever to be used in a hockey game was a frozen piece of cow poop
  67. Sweden's National Sauna Champion is Ari Petrof. He stayed in a sauna for five hours and 10 minutes with a temperature of 212 degrees F(100 degrees C)
  68. The penalty kick in soccer was introduced to the Game in 1891
  69. According to data published by FIFA 2001, over 240 million people worldwide play soccer
  70. The baseball team New York Yankees have won the most World Series Championships. Their first title was won in 1923 and they have 26 titles in all
  71. The weight of a hockey puck is 0.38 lb
  72. The first basketball league game was held between the Toronto Huskies and the New York Knickerbockers at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto Canada on November 1, 1946. New York won the game by 68-66
  73. Triathlon is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK
  74. Speaking of NBA Basketball, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the all-time leader in field goals made with 15,837
  75. The first African-American quarterback in the NFL was Willie Thrower. He played for the Chicago Bears in 1953
  76. Hockey has been played for over three centuries
  77. The first time a Rugby team from Wales toured in South Africa was in 1964
  78. Golf was invented in Scotland. It was entitled Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden and that put the word GOLF into the vocabulary
  79. The only team to ever win the Superbowl that plays it's home games in a domed stadium was in 1999 in St. Louis Rams
  80. It takes about 3,000 cows to supply enough leather for a year's production of American footballs to be used by the NFL
  81. The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games in USA like the NFL,NBA, MLB, NHL or NFL are the day before and after the Major League all-stars Game
  82. American football originate from English rugby in the early part of 1800. The first football was round. American students played a similar game called ballown
  83. In tennis the work/rest ratiois is about 1:3
  84. A golf balls can reach speeds up to about 170 miles an hour
  85. A 16lb bowling ball hits the lane with a force of over 2000lb per square inch
  86. Babe Ruth hit 113 home runs in only two seasons
  87. The first bowling pins were so light that sometimes they flew out through the window of the bowling club
  88. During a tennis match your shorts will gain weight
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sports jocks are always sweaty after a game Their maybe cool They all have fun some get injured Well I am a football player and all the girls love me and I agree with some of these. Most of the starting runningbacks quarterbacks and widerecievers are all cool. Then the linemen just follow all of us runningbacks and quarterbacks and widerecievers in school. They all do have fun. At partys and with the girls. Some do get injured yes. And they all are not sweaty after the game because the backups dont get to play that much. I am a startging runningback

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