Random Sports-related Facts

Moderator: March

Post Reply
User avatar
Heroine of the Dragon
Posts: 42179
Joined: Sun Jul 30, 2000 1:00 am
Location: ǝlod ɥʇnos ǝɥʇ ɟo ɥʇɹou
Has thanked: 141 times
Been thanked: 54 times

Random Sports-related Facts


Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:37 pm

1. Estádio Milton Corrêa, aka as Zerão


What makes this interesting is that...
...this stadium in Brazil is located just on the Equator – so that both teams are defending one hemisphere.

Estádio Milton Corrêa, commonly knwn (sic) as Zerão (Big Zero, as in zero latitude) is a multi-purpose stadium in Macapá, Brazil. It’s mostly used for football... In itself, it wouldn’t be special, but its location brought it a lot of fame.
https://www.zmescience.com/other/featur ... l-equator/

(Add your own fascinating, random sports-related fact.) :D
She lives in the clouds and talks to the birds...

Happiest faerie of VGF.

User avatar
Posts: 42807
Joined: Sun Aug 26, 2001 1:00 am
Location: avatar credit @SkyeRoxy_ on Twitter
Has thanked: 199 times
Been thanked: 392 times

Re: Random Sports-related Facts


Post by Marilink » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:26 pm

The AL Central is the only division in Baseball in which every team has won the World Series—and all five teams have done it at least twice.

Teams without WS wins:
NL West: Rockies, Padres
NL Central: Brewers
NL East: Nationals
AL West: Mariners, Rangers
AL East: Rays

AL Central World Series wins:
White Sox - 2005, 1917, 1906
Tigers - 1984, 1968, 1945, 1935
Royals - 2015, 1985
Indians - 1948, 1920
Twins - 1991, 1987, 1924

User avatar
Posts: 10066
Joined: Wed Jan 26, 2000 2:00 am
Location: 'MURICA
Been thanked: 1 time

Re: Random Sports-related Facts


Post by Gumchum » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:33 pm

Dock Ellis, a former pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, once allegedly threw a no-hitter while tripping on LSD.

Post Reply

Return to “Sports & Fitness”