10 Random Facts About Sport Part 3

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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


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

2
Every ball used in Major League Baseball is dirty. All the balls are wiped with mud from an undisclosed location on the Delaware River.

3
Former MLB catcher Harry Chiti was the first player ever to be traded for himself.

4
Olympic gold medals are actually made of silver.

5
The Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers once combined to form the Steagles.

6
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.

7
Peru vs. Argentina 1964 is the deadliest Soccer match in history. 328 people were killed by a controversial decision of the game officials.

8
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.

9
Live pigeon shooting was (briefly) an Olympic sport.

10
The fastest KO in Pro Boxing history happened in 10.5 seconds.