Thursday, March 12, 2015

Fun Facts By Caleb Price and Hunter Johnson

  • South Korea is the birthplace of taekwondo, an Olympic sport since 2000.

  • Before the turn of the century, prize fighters fought bare fisted. Matches sometimes lasted more than one hundred rounds and were counted by knock outs.

  • The oldest continuous trophy in sports is the America’s Cup. It started in 1851 with Americans winning for a straight 132 years until Australia took the Cup in 1983.

  • Pitcher Nolan Ryan played 27 seasons in Major League Baseball and struck out more batters in his career than any other pitcher.

  • To wear a “visor” on your helmet in the NFL, you have to have a doctor's note. Almost all the visors in the NFL are prescription.

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