Graph Shows Average Heights and Weights of Pro Athletes by Sport and Position

Tyler Brooke@TylerDBrookeSenior Analyst IIMay 27, 2014

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The average-sized American male that's dreamed of becoming a professional athlete is probably not going to like this graph.

Sportchart released this interesting graph showing the average heights and weights of professional athletes by both sport and position. As you can see below, the average 20-year-old American male is significantly smaller than the average player at every position listed.

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