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Baseball Player Chains

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Baseball Player Chain

When watching a baseball game, you may notice some baseball players wearing gold chains during games. You may be wondering why do baseball players wear big gold chains around their necks. You might also wonder if other sports players in the NFL, NBA, or NHL can also wear necklaces. Here is the breakdown to why […]

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Why Does MLB Use Wood Bats?

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Why Do MLB Players Use a Wooden Bat

Have you ever wondered why doesn’t MLB use aluminum bats to hit? If you played little league baseball growing up, you probably had an aluminum bat to hit baseball during games. Why is it that metal bats are not in the MLB, but instead, professional players use wooden bats to hit? To find out this […]

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Do MLB Players Pee on Their Hands

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What might seem weird and disgusting to some people is that baseball players sometimes pee on their hands to improve their gameplay. Pee on their hands you say, gross! Well it turns out that peeing on your hands can reduce blisters from forming, which is critical in baseball.  Here is the breakdown on what urine […]

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Why Do Athletes Wear Eye Black?

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Why Do Athletes Wear Eye Black

You may notice black paint or black stickers under an athletes’ eyes during sports games. Most commonly football players, MLB, softball, and lacrosse players rock this eye black look for matches. While the black under the eyes looks cool, you may be surprised that there is a functional reason to use this for games according […]

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Why is Lambeau Field Called the Frozen Tundra?

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Why is Lambeau Field Called the Frozen Tundra

Lambeau Field is home to the NFL team, Green Back Packers. The location of the Pro Football venue is out in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States, and is known as the Frozen Tundra to many. Being out in Wisconsin, cold weather games are standard for the home team. Four of the coldest NFL games have […]

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Why is CenturyLink Field so Loud?

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Why is CenturyLink Field so Loud

CenturyLink Field is home to the NFL team, Seattle Seahawks, and soccer team, Seattle Sounders, since 2002. Out in Seattle, Washington, CenturyLink is one of the loudest venues in the United States today. The fans in Seattle are known as the 12th Man due to their noise level distracting their opponents. Even TV announcers call […]

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Why is MetLife Stadium in New Jersey?

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Why is MetLife Stadium in New Jersey

Metlife Stadium is the new stadium home of the NFL New York Giants and New York Jets teams. While both teams represent New York in their name, they both play football games in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States. A common question is why is Metlife Stadium in New Jersey if the teams represent New […]

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Why is Gillette Stadium So Far From Boston?

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Why is Gillette Stadium So Far From Boston

Gillette Stadium, out in Foxborough, Massachusetts, is the NFL home of the New England Patriots. The venue sits about twenty-eight miles away from Boston, so it is about a 45-minute drive. Foxborough has been the official home of the New England Patriots since 1971 in Massachusetts. Many people wonder why Gillette stadium is so far […]

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Are Baseball Cards Worth Anything?

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Back in the early 1900s, baseball cards and tobacco were sold together to baseball fans. What initially began as a fun collectors’ item quickly grew into a lucrative hobby for fans to buy and sell. Some cards today are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, while some are worth millions. Here is the breakdown of […]

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Why Do Baseball Players Chew Bubble Gum?

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What Kind of Gum Do Baseball Players Chew

There are many reasons why baseball players choose to chew bubble gum during baseball games. Some reasons to chew gum include out of habit, superstition, keeping their mouth moist, and more. Another reason for the increase in chewing gum is MLB’s way to phase out smokeless tobacco during games. Here is the breakdown of chewing […]