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Adam's Fun Facts: Porfessional Basbeall Players, Tennis, "Friends" & More!

5 Fun Facts From Adam!

October 23, 2019

Everyday, you get to enjoy Adam's Fun Facts for FREE!  Here are 5 facts including one about tennis, one about professional baseball players and even one about the fountain in the opening credits of the TV show "Friends"!

1.  The fountain from the opening credits of "Friends" is in Burbank, California, not New York City.

2.  The first U.S. census in 1790 only had these options for race:  Slaves, free white females and males and all other free people.

3.  The average professional baseball player has 20/12 vision, which is much better than most other people and obviously they need it to see 90 and 100 mile-per-hour fastballs.

4.  Tennis got its name in the 1200s from the old French word "tenez," which means "receive."  People used to shout that before they served.

5.  Chris Rock was offered the part of George on "Seinfeld", but he turned it down.