Athletic Prowess Fueled by Nicotine

I’ve always loved seeing photos of powerful leaders and athletes doing stupid stuff, maybe it’s my morbid sense of humor, but I find that shit hilarious. So here you go, a quick glimpse of what I find funny.

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MJ smoking a cigar on a golf course. A very common scene.

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Another easy one, MJ smoking a cigar to celebrate his second 3-peat with the Bulls

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Kevin Durant getting his Hookah-jumper on point.

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The pic that landed Michael Phelps the Subway commercials.

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The pic that landed Arnold the presidency. Arnold beat the Predator, saved the human race from extinction by killer androids, taught kindergarten, banged his house-maid, AND he was the first man to give birth……don’t challenge him (best t-shirt ever, “Arnold is numero uno”).

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And as long as we’re talking about people who are past their prime, how about Steph Marbury?

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Somehow this just makes her hotter?

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Not sure who she is, but I’d let her smoke……(insert penis joke).

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Just seeing if you’re paying attention on the sidelines.

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This next section begins a rabbit-hole into the depths of internet research, apparently every baseball player and golfer EVER smoked at some point. Especially during my favorite time in sports history, the “Mad Men” era of professional sports.

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Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus

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Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer

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John Daily, being awesome.

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Actually, we could do a whole John Daily “being awesome” section……

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John Daily is probably the coolest golfer ever.

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Dustin Johnson

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Angel Cabrera

Just because.

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Baseball seems to be a sport that yields downtime and lungs filled with cancer as well……

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Alex Rodriguez

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Jim Leyland

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Keith Hernandez (Did you say Keith Hernandez!?!?)

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Homeruns+cigarettes=Hall of Fame

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Ron Washington

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Pittsburgh booty-Pirates

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Yup, that’s Hank A-A-Ron*

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I don’t always manage baseball, but when I do, I make sure my face matches my first-base mit.

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Sports Illustrated hit a homerun with this cover. “Dick” Allen “Juggles” his image while “juggling” his balls and smoking a cigarette.

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It may not be cigarettes, but Lenny Dykstra gives NONE fucks what you think.

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and the Piece de resistance…..President Obama lighting up for peace.

*footnote: “A-A-Ron” refers to one of the greatest sketches in sketch comedy:

 

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