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Gabe’s Top List: Top Baseball Fun Facts

In honor of Opening Day in Major League Baseball, check out the Top Baseball Fun Facts.

In an unbelievable coincidence, Lou Gehrig died of Lou Gehrig’s disease.

It consists of three leagues: The “AL”, the “NL”, and the “LL Cool J.”

Though it sounds like it, “sinker balls” are not something Larry King experienced through time.

Though she’ll deny it, your wife had sex with Derek Jeter.

Pete Rose bet you wouldn’t finish this list.

Bases stolen by Latino players are later found stripped of parts in East L.A.

Somehow, Ken Burns made a documentary about it that’s even more boring than the game itself.

Due to steroidal shrinkage, the average player’s testes are the size of a Tic Tac.

A spitball is a pitch . . . and what players get occasionally from groupies.

The last fan to care about the sport died in 1973.

It accounts for 99% of Dominican GNP.

It’s the favorite career choice among perjurers!

This year, Fox is replacing Tim McCarver with a mirror, so Joe Buck can work with his all-time favorite announcer.

CC Sabathia of the Yankees once chipped a tooth after being told the Cy Young trophy was made of chocolate.

Apparently, ESPN just discovered there are 28 other teams not named the “Yankees” and “Red Sox.”

Mark McGwire wanted to throw out the first pitch for the Cardinals, but he’ll be too busy staring sadly at the shriveled hunks of skin that used to be his testicles.

The first World Series was played in 1903. The national anthem was performed by The Rolling Stones.

It was invented originally as a cure for insomnia.

The distance from the pitcher’s mound to home plate is 60 feet, 6 inches. Sorry, that’s the circumference of Barry Bonds’ head.

Next to cigars, it employs more Cubans than any other industry.

The Indians in Cleveland are the only ones in the U.S. not operating a casino.

Since there are so many Latin players, the first line of the national anthem will be changed to “JOSE can you see . . .”

Major League players’ uniforms have names on the back to help prosecutors spot who they’re indicting.

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