My Weird School Fast Facts Sports

mwssportsWhat does Tug-of-war, pigeon shooting and club swinging have in common? They were once an Olympic sport! I’m not kidding, it’s true!

In Dan Gutman’s My Weird School Fast Facts: Sports,  My Weird School’s  A.J. and Andrea will introduce you to hundreds of fascinating facts about: baseball, soccer, hockey, golf and other sports. For example in Ancient Rome and Greece, people played soccer with human skulls. Also, any drivers in the Indianapolis 500 will only make left turns (about 800 times)!

You also learn the answers to important questions such as… Why is the spitball illegal? What kind of ball can travel 235mph? Are Olympic gold medals really made of gold?