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

By Todd Gallagher

Monstrous 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 should be nearly 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 irrespective of how a lot you run up your bar tab arguing together with your neighbors.

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

• may possibly an ordinary man commence within the WNBA?
• may sumo wrestlers make nice NFL linemen?
• How effortless is it for professional athletes to get laid?
• How strong are professional golfers at miniature golf?
• Do seasoned athletes quite play under the influence of alcohol or high?
• How may 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, 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 group. 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, definite, he caught a frying pan in tennis superstar 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.

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