Sports Birthdays for Dec 31 – Jan 6 | Epic Week (Ep 257)

By December 31, 2018No Comments

What are some of the weirdest and wildest sports injuries that occurred away from the field? Tom Pellegrino and Nick Schwietering honor the birthday of Jason Pierre-Paul with a firecracker of a chat about the cringers, the most and least manly, and the most “hockey” injuries of all-time. Did you know Chuck Norris wears Nolan Ryan pajamas to bed every night? Learn, laugh, and look back with another episode of Epic Week, covering sports birthdays and anniversaries from December 31 through January 6th including Eli Manning, Jameis Winston, Gilbert Arenas, Bobby Hull, David Tyree and more!

Show Notes:

0:00-0:22 Intro: Epic Week by Bacon Sports Looks at Sports Birthdays and Anniversaries for the week.

0:23-3:53 Birthday Roll Call: Gilbert Arenas, Bobby Hull, Sam Wyche, Jim “JR” Ross, David Tyree, Norm Charlton

3:54-10:25 Main Event: Jason Pierre-Paul and other weird and wild off the field sports injuries. (Weirdest and Worst: John Smoltz/ Tom Glavine, Chris Hanson/ Jaret Holmes. Most and Least Manly: Nolan Ryan, Jose Cardenal. Most “Hockey”: Glenn Healy/ Joe Sakic.

10:26-12:13 Also Receiving Votes: Jameis Winston, Eli Manning

12:14-13:15 Outro: Sign Off and Led Zeppelin’s Ramble On (Happy Birthday John Paul Jones)

Feedback (We want to hear from you):

  • You can connect with Tom Pellegrino on Twitter @BaconSportsTom.
  • You can connect with Nick Schwietering on Twitter @sweetscincy and on Instagram Sweetscincy
  • What weird and wild sports injury did we miss, let us know in the comments! Did we skip over a Birthday or Anniversary you would have liked to hear covered? We’d love your thoughts and feedback on our conversation so hit us up!


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