Another word for volleyball is minonette

Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches

Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.

Bank robber John Dillinger played professional baseball.

56,000,000 people go to Major League baseball each year.

In 1920, Babe Ruth out-homered every American League team.

Pope John Paul II is the world’s Scrabble champion in the over-70 category.

One of pitcher Nolan Ryan’s jockstraps recently sold at auction for $25,000.

Fewer than half of the 16,200 major league baseball players have ever hit a home run.

Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool. He changed it every 2 innings.

The first modern Olympiad was held in Athens in 1896. 484 contestants from 13 nations participated.

The board game Scrabble was originally called “Criss Cross Words” by inventor Alfred Butts

All major league baseball umpires must wear black underwear while on the job (in case their pants split).

Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games.

There is a regulation size half-court where employees can play basketball inside the Matterhorn at Disneyland.