Fun Facts About "Sports Bar"

  1. The first sports bar dates back to the early 20th century when "runners" would take the scores at games and run them back to the patrons at bars. Prohibition killed the then-"sports bar" but with the invention of the television they came roaring back to the sports bar we all know today.
  2. Sports bars generally offer many televisions with multiple games on, plenty of beer and a variety of bar food, such as wings or sandwiches.
  3. Palermo's Neighborhood Tavern located in St. Louis is said to be America's original sports bar.
  4. The world record for most beers drunk in one sitting was awarded to André René Roussimoff, a Polish wrestler who drank 119 bottles of beer in one sitting. Burp!
  5. Among adults who say they currently watch NFL football on TV, 60% say they spend 5 hours or less per week watching football during the NFL season and over one quarter say they spend between 6 and 10 hours per week watching (27%).
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