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Ripley's Believe It or Not by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for October 03, 2014
Jack Soapy Shapiro 5 feet tall and 119 LBS, was the smallest player ever to play in the NFL, for the Staten Island Stapletons. There is evidence of baseball being played in Surrey, England, as early as 1755. Legendary British sportsman C.B. Fry (1872-1956) played soccer and cricket for England, rugby for Oxford University, equaled the world long jump record, and was once offered the crown of Albania.
Baseball in England???? Surely it must have been “cricket”!