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.
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