Fleet of Foot

Baseball Players Are Lazy. Football Players Are Not.


Professional athletes are in excellent physical shape. But how far do they run in different sports? We compared the distances that different athletes run during a game.

How far do pro athletes run (km) in different sports?

Sport Kilometers
Baseball .5
Basketball 4.4
Football 15

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