Belly up to the bar, friend. I’ve got a few sports stories to tell—stories with a splash of soda and a whiskey back.
While alcohol and professional sports may have a freckled history of bad endings, every encounter between ballplayer and booze doesn’t end in a public apology and community service.
No, sometimes alcohol gets involved and amazing happens.
The following is a collection of treasured drunk moments in sports history. To be clear, this isn’t a rundown of the heaviest drinkers or dumbest drunken arrests in sports history. These are moments when alcohol and sports came together and magic happened.
With that said, it’s time to kick back, strap on the beer goggles and take a dive into 20 Great Drunk Moments in Sports.