Drunk History: Sports Edition – Comedy Central

Over the years Drunk History on Comedy Central has provided us with a lot of great memories. We think. Pretty wasted when we watch this show, so just assuming these stories are 100% accurate re-tellings. Here are a collection of highlights about major sporting moments from American History.

THE BLACK PLAYER WHO INTEGRATED BASEBALL DECADES BEFORE JACKIE ROBINSON (Story: Carl Tart; Featuring: Gaius Charles)

Highlight Season 6 Ep3 1/30/2019
Carl Tart tells the story of Moses Fleetwood Walker, who left law school to become the first black player on an all-white baseball team in the 1880s.

 

THE SISTERS WHO INSPIRED “A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN” – UNCENSORED (Story Anais Fairweather; Featuring Rachel Bilson & Vanessa Hudgens)

HighlightSeason 6 Ep 31/29/2019
Anais Fairweather shares the story of the Callaghan sisters, who were drafted to play professional baseball during World War II.

 

TEDDY ROOSEVELT SAVES FOOTBALL (Story: Katie Nolan; Featuring Rob Riggle)

Clip Season 4 Ep4 10/18/2016
Teddy Roosevelt rescues football from itself with some rule changes that make the sport less deadly.

 

BOBBY FISCHER, KING OF THE CHESS PEOPLE (Story: Rich Fulcher; Featuring: Tarran Killam)

Clip Season 3 Ep6 10/6/2015
At the height of the Cold War, chess champion Bobby Fischer becomes a symbol of American pride when he faces off against Russian Boris Spassky.

 

DELETED SCENE – TRAINING WITH TERRELL SUGGS

Clip Season 2 Ep9 8/26/2014
Derek suits up and hits the field for a training session with Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs.

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JIM ABBOTT AT THE PAN AMERICAN GAMES (Story: Matt Jones; Featuring Zach Gilford)

Clip Season 2 Ep9 8/26/2014
Despite being born without a right hand, pitcher Jim Abbott proves be a great baseball player.

 

JIM THORPE TRAINS FOR THE DECATHLON (Story: Preston Flagg; Featuring: Jason Momoa)

Clip Season 2 Ep9 8/26/2014
With the help of his coach, Pop Warner, Jim Thorpe becomes a game changer at the 1912 Olympics in Sweden.

 

DELETED SCENES – JIM THORPE’S MEDAL CONTROVERSY & BABE DIDRIKSON’S GYM EQUIPMENT

Clip Season 2 Ep9 8/26/2014
Jim Abbott teaches himself to play baseball with one hand, Jim Thorpe gets stripped of his medals, and Babe Didrikson’s dad builds her a weightlifting apparatus.

 

BABE DIDRIKSON AND THE LPGA (Featuring: Emily Deschanel)

Clip Season 2 Ep9 8/26/2014
Disappointed by the lack of opportunities for women in sports, Babe Didrikson works with other female golfers to create a professional league for women.

 

JOE LOUIS VS. MAX SCHMELING (Featuring: Terry Crewes)

Clip Season 2 Ep1 7/1/2014
Up-and-coming boxer Joe Louis faces off against the German world champion, but his overconfidence proves to be his downfall in the ring.

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