Pitt + Jolie = Olympics?

January 23, 2006

YOU DON'T have to be Gregor Mendel to see that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's baby will be good-looking. But will it be good at sports?

In lieu of DNA evidence we analyzed some DVDs. Pitt played a boxer in Snatch (6) and a brawler in Fight Club, while Jolie (3) kicked butt as Lara Croft and in Mr. and Mrs. Smith. On the other hand grandpa Jon Voight played a boxer who was beaten to death in The Champ (1). Pitt looked like a natural at track, in Across the Tracks (5), and fishing, in A River Runs Through It (4). The baby may have some country-club sports in its genes too. Pitt was on the tennis team at Kickapoo High in Springfield, Mo., and great-grandfather Elmer Voight was a golf pro.

If all else fails, the kid can become a sportswriter. Dad was a journalism major at Missouri, and Voight was right on as Howard Cosell in Ali (2).

PHOTOEVERETT COLLECTION (VOIGHT IN THE CHAMP)1
PHOTOPHOTOFEST (VOIGHT IN ALI)2 PHOTO PHOTOFEST (JOLIE)3 PHOTO© COLUMBIA PICTURES/EVERETT COLLECTION (PITT IN A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT)4 PHOTODESERT PRODUCTIONS/PHOTOFEST (PITT IN ACROSS THE TRACKS)5 PHOTOSCREEN GEMS INC./PHOTOFEST (PITT IN SNATCH)6 PHOTOBETTMANN/CORBIS (BABY)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)