World’s Strangest

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Teams That Haven’t Won a World Series

Store this away for a future trivia night. There are still eight current major league teams that have never won the World Series: the San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Rays, Washington Nationals, Houston Astros, Colorado Rockies, Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers.

Cirque du Soleil Pitcher

(Video Link) Yesterday, the first pitch in a game between the San Diego Padres and the Kansas City Royals was thrown by a performer from the Cirque du Soleil: Decked out in a vibrant costume, Gabryel Nogueira da Silva threw out a gravity-defying first pitch that should have John Wall signing up for tee-ball tryouts following his [...]

Bruce Jenner, John Wayne and a Newborn Baby: 18 Curious Draft Picks

It’s a guarantee that in this year’s NFL Draft, a future Hall of Famer will be selected after someone who never plays a down in the league. What we can say with equal certainty (well, almost) is that no team will try to draft a newborn baby, select a Hollywood movie star, scout from the [...]

10 People Who Did It Anyway

The news that quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon swam the English Channel over the weekend reminded me of so many people I’ve written about, that I had to look in my files and bring you another inspirational list of people who are labeled as disabled in one way or another, but who still accomplished exactly what [...]