So what do these five athletes have in common? Amazingly, all five have had newborn children in the past week. Is there any sort of explanation for this sudden pro athlete baby boom? Well, we are on the case ladies and gentlemen, and our first stop is the scene of the crime (or inception in this case): Mid-September 2006. So what was going on during that time that could have gotten so many athletes feeling frisky all at once?
The big news story of the week was the Pope offending essentially the entire Muslim world. Hmm....probably not what we are looking for. Lets see...the top movie in the country was Gridiron Gang...not exactly the most romantic movie around. A HA!!! Take a gander at what was on top of the music charts that week. That is right ladies and gentlemen, it appears that this baby boom was a direct result of the unstoppable force that is..."Sexyback". Evidently the constant playing of the song did indeed motivate the above atheletes to get their sexy back, and it probably helped that the #3 song that week was the ever so discreet "Buttons" by the Pussycat Dolls. So there you have it. Not only do the five above athletes have babies, they probably also have Justin Timberlake on their iPods from 9 months ago.
UPDATE: Thanks to reader Matt for this tip. Evidently Twins teammates Carlos Silva and Juan Rincon also had children last week. The power of the Sexyback is growing...