The 50 Weirdest Superstitions in Sports

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The 50 Weirdest Superstitions in Sports

We've all seen it before: A football player who warms up the same way every single game; a basketball player who makes the same motion with his hands before every free throw he attempts; a hockey goalkeeper who knocks his stick against the side posts before every face off. 

Superstitions and rituals like these have been a part of sports since we started playing them. People have been wondering at the antics of athletes preparing for games for millenniums.

This list is dedicated to the 50 superstitions and rituals that make us stop, look and say, "Why in the name of Ken Dryden's facemask are they doing that here?!" We've got the odd, the unusual and the downright weird, all in one place. 

Without further ado, let's get rolling! 

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