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Fritz Peterson

{ Article added: 04/25/2009 }
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Fritz Peterson was a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1966 to 1976 who spent most of his career with the New York Yankees but is noteworthy for having switched families with his friend and fellow pitcher Mike Kekich. ...Read More »

Extreme ironing

{ Article added: 04/04/2009 }
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Extreme ironing involves taking an iron and ironing board to an unusual or out-of-the-way location with the purpose of ironing clothes. It is, by definition, an extreme sport, although the label of whether or not it is a "sport" ...Read More »

Stephen Farrell

{ Article added: 03/27/2009 }
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Stephen Farrell was a professional foot racer in the late 1800s and was deemed to be the best foot racer in America at a time when the sport was extremely popular. He was capable of running races ranging from ...Read More »

Longest professional baseball game

{ Article added: 03/22/2009 }
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The longest professional baseball game ever played took place over two nights in 1981 between two Triple-A teams, the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings. Play on the first night lasted until the end of the 32nd ...Read More »