Tag Archives: sports pranks

  • Ken Griffey Jr. Played an All-Time Classic Prank on Rookie Alex Rodriguez

    Ken Griffey Jr. Played an All-Time Classic Prank on Rookie Alex Rodriguez

    The history of professional sports is filled with stories of amazing pranks played on poor unsuspecting rookies. However, none of them were as perfect as the one Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. played on Alex Rodriguez back in 1994 during his rookie season in Seattle. Griffey told the story to Sports Illustrated‘s Ben Stein […]

  • Mets Fan Fakes Fall On Live TV…And It Wasn’t The First Time (Videos)

    Mets Fan Fakes Fall On Live TV…And It Wasn’t The First Time (Videos)

    Apparently the folks who produce the Mets games over at SportsNet New York are a little predictable, using the same shots from the same camera night after night. And there’s at least one Mets fan who’s decided to take advantage of that predictability. We don’t know his name, but he’s known as the falling fan. […]

  • 9 Greatest College Sports Pranks of All Time

    9 Greatest College Sports Pranks of All Time

    On Thursday, Harvey Almorn Updyke Jr. was arrested by the Lee County, AL Sheriffs Department because of his involvement in a “college prank.” The prank in question involved using a powerful herbicide to poison the 130-year-old Toomer’s Oaks at Auburn University. Needlessly killing the historic trees is bad enough, but what makes the crime even […]