Five Random Facts for Monday

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  The longest game in professional baseball history lasted 33 innings, and was played at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1981.

2.  In the 1800s in Austria, single women would put an apple slice in their armpit during dances.  At the end of the night, when it was nice and sweaty, they’d give it to the guy they liked.  And if he felt that way about the woman, he’d EAT it.

3.  Chinese checkers was invented in Germany in 1892.

4.  John Chapman, a.k.a. Johnny Appleseed, didn’t plant apple trees for people to eat.  He planted them so people could make alcoholic cider.

5.  A few scenes in “There’s Something About Mary” were filmed in Plantation, Florida, but when the city council found out what the movie was about, they asked NOT to be included in the credits.

 

(Wikipedia / Live Science / Wikipedia / The Straight Dope / IMDb)