By Todd Gallagher
Tremendous goalies, midget batters, and Mike Tyson...
Todd Gallagher confronted all of them to reply to your questions
Every activities fan is aware that the debates might be nearly as attention-grabbing because the video games themselves (unless you're a Tampa Bay satan Rays fan, within 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 along with your pals.
Well, it's time to reply to your questions as soon as and for all:
• might a regular man commence within the WNBA?
• might sumo wrestlers make nice NFL linemen?
• How effortless is it for professional athletes to get laid?
• How solid are seasoned golfers at miniature golf?
• Do professional athletes fairly play under the influence of alcohol or high?
• How might a fan hit opposed to an incredible league pitcher?
To settle greater than thirty of sports' maximum (and such a lot ridiculous) debates, Todd Gallagher has teamed up with coaches, basic managers, and athletes--including LeBron James, Mike Tyson, Dwyane Wade, Johan Santana, Eddie George, Jose Canseco, and so on.
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 number one darts participant to check that uncanny accuracy in beer pong. And, convinced, he caught a frying pan in tennis celebrity Andy Roddick's fingers and went to battle.
The effects are hilarious and enlightening. better of all, after you have the solutions you'll manage to close up the subsequent loudmouth who attempts to discuss you on the bar.
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Andy Roddick Beat Me with a Frying Pan: Taking the Field with Pro Athletes and Olympic Legends to Answer Sports Fans' Burning Questions by Todd Gallagher