What’s true in sports?

Matt Hoh

1. A bowling pin needs to tilt 12.8 degrees to fall over.
2. It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year’s supply of footballs.
3. Golf balls can reach speeds up to 80mph when hit well.
4. There are three golf balls sitting on the moon.
5. A standard baseball has 78.5 stitches on the seam.Answers:
1. F – A bowling pin only needs to tilt 7.5 degrees to fall down.
2. T – 3,000 cows are needed to produce enough balls for the games and practices for the NFL teams every year.
3. F – Golf balls can actually reach speeds up to 170 miles an hour.
4. T – The only person ever to play golf on the moon was Alan Shepard. They never found any of the three balls that he hit.
5. F – A baseball has exactly 108 stitches on the seam.