By Nicole Conlan
May 27, 2014

Athletes come in all sizes and shapes, as long as they're big.

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Our friends at SportChart have once again created a brilliant infographic that gives us some insight into the demographics of professional athletes. This one compares the sizes of athletes in different positions and sports. Some things aren't surprising (basketball centers are the tallest athletes) and some things that are (all linebackers are around the same size, but receivers are all over the map). But really, the main takeaway is that the average American is much, much smaller than a professional athlete. Like, WAY smaller.

[Sportchart]


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