Andy Roddick Beat Me with a Frying Pan: Taking the Field by Todd Gallagher

By Todd Gallagher

Large goalies, midget batters, and Mike Tyson...
Todd Gallagher confronted all of them to reply to your questions

Every activities fan understands that the debates should be nearly as fascinating because the video games themselves (unless you're a Tampa Bay satan Rays fan, during which case they're even more interesting). yet a few debates can by no means be settled irrespective of how a lot you run up your bar tab arguing along with your buddies.

Well, it's time to reply to your questions as soon as and for all:

• may well a regular man begin within the WNBA?
• could sumo wrestlers make nice NFL linemen?
• How effortless is it for professional athletes to get laid?
• How solid are seasoned golfers at miniature golf?
• Do professional athletes particularly play inebriated or high?
• How may a fan hit opposed to a big league pitcher?

To settle greater than thirty of sports' maximum (and so much ridiculous) debates, Todd Gallagher has teamed up with coaches, common managers, and athletes--including LeBron James, Mike Tyson, Dwyane Wade, Johan Santana, Eddie George, Jose Canseco, etc.

But Gallagher didn't simply ask questions. He placed those debates to the test--literally. He despatched an all-midget lineup up opposed to a professional baseball workforce. He swam freestyle opposed to a doggie-paddling Olympic gold medalist. He recruited America's number 1 darts participant to check that uncanny accuracy in beer pong. And, sure, he caught a frying pan in tennis megastar Andy Roddick's fingers and went to battle.

The effects are hilarious and enlightening. better of all, upon getting the solutions you'll be capable to close up the subsequent loudmouth who attempts to discuss you on the bar.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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A skilled and sensitive man-manager. Notable backroom staff His faithful assistant is Flavio Murtosa and his co-ordinator is Carlos Alberto Parreira, a World Cup-winning coach in his own right. The physical preparation specialist Paulo Paixao is credited with playing a vital role in the 2002 triumph. After the World Cup Unclear. In 2002 he quit just after winning the tournament. 79) Third choice in 2006, frst choice in the last World cup and recalled by Scolari last year. The worry, however, is whether a long period of inactivity at QPr, before he joined Toronto on loan in January, has taken the edge off his game.

The defence will be inexperienced if former captain Lucas Neill fails to play his way back into contention. Full-backs Ivan Franjic and perhaps Jason Davidson, in the problem left-back position, will be expected to push high and offer additional support to wide men Tommy Oar and Matthew Leckie, but the key could be Tomas Rogic. Arguably the most talented player produced by Australia in years, Rogic is a classic number 10 but is raw and has struggled with injury. It may be that he is used off the bench, with Mark Bresciano taking on more responsibility in the creative role.

He’s invested in a football club – BX Brussels – to give youth a chance, has his own limo service and dabbles in the music business. Supports charities in dr congo, which is his father’s birthplace. 85) reserve centre-back, he was voted “best foreign player” in the russian league in 2012 and is a big fans’ favourite at Zenit. Nicknamed “The Mountain”, he speaks four languages and has a law degree. 87) reserve left-back. His move to Hanover last year got him a place in the national squad but rarely one in the Bundesliga side.

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