Superstitions are a very big part of sports at all levels. Fans have a ton of superstitions that they feel can have a big positive or negative impact on the game. These can range from things such as sitting a certain way on the couch or wearing a certain item of clothing.
But did you also know that this superstitious behavior isn’t only limited to fans? Athletes, coaches and other sports figures also believe that doing a certain thing in a certain way can affect the outcome of the game.
So read on and enjoy some of the strangest superstitions in sports history!
10. Turk Wendell
Turk Wendell is a former baseball player and is one of the weirder spots on this list. During his time as a pitcher in the MLB, Wendell had numerous strange superstitions that he did every game. For starters, Wendell always needed to have four black liquorice chews every time he was on the mound. And it only gets weirder from there. Wendell always wore a necklace made of real animal bones and teeth and also would brush his teeth in between each inning in the dugout. If that type of stuff doesn’t belong on this list, then we don’t know what does!