The Boston Marathon to Triple Crown Winner Affirmed

## The winner of the 1898 Boston Marathon was Ronald McDonald

## A member of Tokyo’s 2016 Olympic bid committee, afraid of the ramifications of Global Warming warned that, “It could be that the 2016 Olympic Games are the last Olympics in the history of mankind.”

## Jack Dempsey purchased a Rolls Royce every time he won a heavyweight title fight.  He bought six of them.

## In 2007, Milwaukee Braves player Gabe Gross was thrown out at third base after his manager scratched a mosquito bite and Gross interpreted it as the steal sign.

## Cumberland College rushed for three yards on the first play of the game against Georgia Tech, but were mauled from that point on, as the Yellowjackets scored 222 points to Cumberland’s zero for the worst defeat in college football history.

## Affirmed, the former Triple Crown winner, once got loose at Hollywood Park and the search began for the quality thoroughbred.  He was finally found back in his own barn.  He located his barn from among 2,244 others.

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