Do you know any single person in this whole world, who does not love with any one sport? Obviously, it is not. Sports are the passion of whole world. it does not matter that what is the type of sports. Some people love to watch and play basketball, while some are crazy about soccer. Similarly, football is one the most favorite games worldwide. When we see the craze of baseball and hockey, we again become astonished to see the number of fans. In short, all games have a large number of fans worldwide. These are not only the passion of playing and watching behind such an extreme craze. There are some very funny and interesting facts about these games that force the people to love them. Here are such funny facts about different sports like Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Football, Hockey etc. Just read them and make your favorite game more beloved than earlier.
1. Soccer is the most attended or watched sport in the world
2. A baseball ball has exactly 108 stitches, while a cricket ball has between 65 and 70 stitches.
3. Basketball and rugby balls are made from synthetic material.
4. The first baseball caps were made of straw.
5. In 1910 football teams were penalized 15 yards for an uncompleted forward pass.
6. Until the mid-1800s football rules still varied across regions. Team sizes ranged from 15 to 21. The 11-player team was standardized in 1870.
7. Hockey pucks are frozen before being used in play, because the RUBBER with which they are made is too bouncy otherwise.
8. The very first Olympic race, held in 776 BC, was won by Corubus, a chef.
9. The Major League Baseball teams use about 850,000 balls per season.
10. In the history of the National Hockey League, seven goalies have been credited with a total of 9 goals.
11. The National Hockey League was founded in 1917.