10 Random Facts About Sport Part 3


If you failed PE, these facts are probably not for you. But otherwise, enjoy!
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Part 2: http://endlessfacts.com/p/Y0ju7

There has never been a documented perfect March Madness bracket even when Warren Buffett offered $1 billion to anyone who can fill out one.

Every ball used in Major League Baseball is dirty. All the balls are wiped with mud from an undisclosed location on the Delaware River.

Former MLB catcher Harry Chiti was the first player ever to be traded for himself.

Olympic gold medals are actually made of silver.

The Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers once combined to form the Steagles.

An incomplete forward pass in football used to earn teams a 15-yard penalty. Also, if the pass was incomplete and never touched, the defense then took possession of the ball.

Peru vs. Argentina 1964 is the deadliest Soccer match in history. 328 people were killed by a controversial decision of the game officials.

Giles Pellerin attended 797 consecutive USC games from 1925-1998. A streak that came to an end when he passed away at age 91 during the USC-UCLA game at the Rose Bowl.

Live pigeon shooting was (briefly) an Olympic sport.

The fastest KO in Pro Boxing history happened in 10.5 seconds.