Everyone loves ball games, right? Football, basketball, baseball – the list goes on! Although we often take ball games pretty seriously, they can also be really funny! Here’s a list of ball puns, for those times when you want to have a little chuckle about these round playthings.
Best Ball Puns
1 If you’ve ever wondered why tennis players bounce the ball, you’re not alone. But apparently it serves a purpose.
2 I was walking through a field one day when I saw a ball, getting bigger and bigger. I didn’t have time to wonder why before it hit me in the face.
3 My partner asked me why there was a ball in our flower bed. I told him it was just looking round.
4 During a football match, one of the players hit a bird. It was a definite fowl.
5 I went bowling once. I threw the ball down the lane and got a strike. The result was that I am now banned from the swimming pool.
6 My friend is selling a tennis machine, if you’re interested? It’s served her very well over the years.
7 Have you ever heard of the human cannon ball? Apparently he was recently fired.
8 Have you ever seen how they throw the ball into the crowd after winning the game? I found out that this is frowned upon in bowling.
9 I threw my dog a ball yesterday. It might seem a little extravagant, but it was her birthday and she looks cute in a ball gown.
10 I watched a baseball game once, where the umpire kept wandering about, and was eventually knocked out by a ball. It was the fall of the roamin’ umpire.
11 What happens when a basketball doesn’t pick up a call from a tennis ball? He gets a missed ball on his phone.
12 Cinderella never gets picked for the football team. I’ve heard that this is because she always runs away from the ball.
13 I have often wondered if Cinderella is bad at ball games because her coach is a pumpkin?
14 I hit a ball with a bat once, then I was arrested. Apparently this sort of thing is animal abuse.
15 My friends and I had to wait for hours for the bowling alley to open, but we finally go the ball rolling.
16 My friend is a ball, and he’s always leaving parties early. When I asked him why he replied “That’s just how I roll.”
17 If you’re looking for somewhere to cool down on a hot day, go to a football stadium. They’re always full of fans.
18 I own a big company, and hired a lot of bowlers. I had to fire them all; they were always going on strike.
19 Golf balls are very similar to eggs – they are white, sold by the dozen and you have to replace them very often.
20 Tennis balls are the loudest balls there are; they’re always causing a racquet.
21 I recently had a vasectomy. I was telling my wife that I often get a sore arm or leg after playing football… But this is a whole different ball game.
22 In football, Real Madrid players always seem to be in the right place at the right time. This is a strategy that always works, because no one expects the Spanish in position.
23 A tennis ball walks into bar. The barman asks, “Have you been served?”
24 I had a crystal ball once. It didn’t affect my life much – but it did make me sit down much more carefully.
25 Did you hear about the Mexican man who was smashed in the chest with a golf ball? The papers called it a hole in Juan.
26 I recently discovered the reason why chickens aren’t allowed to play cricket. It’s because they always hit fowl balls.
27 Basketball is suing tennis, and now they have to go to court.
28 If you find yourself in a restaurant with a football player, best to just not eat anything. You’ll be put off your food because they dribble constantly.
29 I watched a football game played by a blind team. You’ve got to hand it to them…
30 Policemen are surprisingly really good at tennis. This is because they are paid to serve and protect.
31 I always think football is a strange game; it’s the only thing in life where people run away from their goals instead of towards them.
32 I tried to escape from my obsessive rugby games, but I just can’t seem to kick the habit.
33 I have a new girlfriend who’s into football. I went to watch one of her matches and she did a great save… I realised then that she’s a keeper.
34 If your kid goes to a rugby match in the rain, you can comfort them that at least they will get a precipitation medal.
35 I was trying to set up a local bowls club, so I put up a few fliers, just get the ball rolling.
36 My wife once told me that I had to choose between her and the football. She wasn’t happy when I told her to give me 90 minutes to decide.
37 Breaking news! Jesus can’t play in the Bethlehem vs Nathareth football match. He is currently suspended.
38 My Eskimo friend recently quit his tennis club. I guess he just wasn’t Inuit.
39 I once went to a dinner party where the main course was rugby players. Say what you like about the morals of this, but they tasted scrummy.
40 Have you heard about the new form of rugby that is only open to people who wear glasses? It’s a no-contact sport.
41 It’s really hard to play basketball with a pig, because they always hog the ball.
42 I recently went to a football themed party with my friends. We had an absolute ball.
43 Vampires are great to have at a baseball game. You can guarantee they’ll always bat the ball.
As you can see, ball puns are some of the all round greats… Remember to bring out a few of these beauties next time you’re at a friend’s watching the game!