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

By Todd Gallagher

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

Every activities fan is familiar with that the debates could be virtually 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 regardless of how a lot you run up your bar tab arguing together with your acquaintances.

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

• might a regular man commence within the WNBA?
• could sumo wrestlers make nice NFL linemen?
• How effortless is it for professional athletes to get laid?
• How stable are seasoned golfers at miniature golf?
• Do seasoned athletes relatively play inebriated or high?
• How could a fan hit opposed to an immense league pitcher?

To settle greater than thirty of sports' maximum (and so much ridiculous) debates, Todd Gallagher has teamed up with coaches, normal 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 positioned those debates to the test--literally. He despatched an all-midget lineup up opposed to a professional baseball staff. He swam freestyle opposed to a doggie-paddling Olympic gold medalist. He recruited America's no 1 darts participant to check that uncanny accuracy in beer pong. And, sure, he caught a frying pan in tennis big name 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 following loudmouth who attempts to discuss you on the bar.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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He also gained the silver medal in the slalom. Tomba was the first Alpine skier to win medals in three different Olympics and he is the first male Alpine skier to earn five career Olympic medals. In April 2000, Alberto Tomba received the Olympic Order. Did you know that... Speed skiing, curling, ballet, and freestyle aerial skiing were demonstration sports at these Games. >>> Croatia and Slovenia participated for the first time as independent nations, definitively from the 1996 Atlanta Games onward.

Only 80 countries were represented at the Moscow Games. Notable absentees included Japan, West Germany, and the team from the US. Western countries have frequently referred to the Moscow Games as being of a low standard, and have raised doubts about the sporting value of the results and medals. Nonetheless, although not of the highest caliber, the Moscow Games were hardly substandard: 36 world records, 39 European records, and 73 Olympic records were testimony to the high level of talent and competition on display.

Lillehammer was a town of 21,000 inhabitants, but within 4 years the organizers turned it into a first-rate Olympic site. 67 Number of nations 1,737 Number of athletes (1,215 men/522 women) 6 Number of sports 61 Number of events STAR PROFILE BJÖRN DÆHLIE Cross-country skier Björn Dæhlie holds several all-time Winter Olympics records. Competing in the 1990s, he is still the only winter athlete to win eight gold medals, the only one to win 12 medals in total, and the only one to earn nine medals in individual events.

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