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I thought for some reason that chewing tobacco was REQUIRED for Major League Baseball players.
When I was a kid, I thought that Sting the wrestler from WCW was a member of KISS because of the black and white face paint.
I used to believe that soccer players weren't allowed to talk among themselves during the soccer matches because the only thing that I could hear on the TV was the voice of the match's narrator :)
I used to think that football player's shoulder pads were actually their shoulders, so in order to be a pro football player, you had to be born with really huge shoulders.
When I was little, my dad would take me with him when he videotaped high school football games for the district. For some reason, I thought that football players couldn't talk. Boy was I startled when one of them came up to us and started to talk to me!
When i was a child i absolutely HATED sports and physical education. Now, my mother had told me about the Vietnam war and how there was a draft and any male over 18 could be called upon to fight and if they refused, they would be imprisoned.
So when i heard there was an NFL draft and an NBA draft, i thought it was the same idea, with the draftees selected at random amongst the general populace. I was so scared that when i turned 18, i was going to be selected and i would be forced to either play major league sports or rot in prison.
i used to think that the highest number a football player had on his jersey was how many players were on the team; i was wondering why they needed to pay so many extra players when none of them substituted in. i looked for all the numbers in between!
I assumed that if a football player was hurt badly enough to have to leave the game, their team would get to win automatically--it seemed only fair.
I thought break dancing involved actually breaking stuff!
I used to think that bowling pins were arranged in a straight line, due to the angle at which you could see them at the end of the lane.
Up until I was twelve, I used to wonder why there were so many baby prams at the golf club. Years later I discovered that they were golf carts.
I used to think there was a platinum medal in the Olympics that was better than a gold medal. (I still kind of wonder why there isn't one)
When I was younger I used to believe that to be a football player you had to have huge shoulders. Years later I found out they had shoulder pads!
When watching Football, you'd always see a player on the phone.........I always thought they were there so players could talk to their mom or dad while the game was going on.
I used to think a good way to solve the worlds problems was to have a massive soccer game that would settle the issue once and for all.
As a child I used to believe that the objective in boxing was to hit the other person's gloves; while forcefully exhaling.
I used to think that the driving range at a golf course was a track for racing golf carts to keep the non-golfers amused.
One day when I was a child I saw my brothers playing football. When I asked to join them they said no, saying I needed the skill. I quickly ran inside and said to my mum: ''MAMMY MAMMY!! We need to go to the shop now!! I have to buy the skill!!!!.'' I spent another year after that looking for toy stores that sold the skill.
When I was a kid, I used to think that the only way you could play football was if you had giant shoulders.
I used to believe that the word "volleyball" was actually "bollyball." And I would get into fights about it with my mom, insisting I was right.