Only A Game Published by Only A Game The World's Shortest Pro Basketball Team And Its Big Impact On Sports Listen 10 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/672600/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The Hollywood Shorties started as a sports community for little people in the 1950s. By the '80s, the Shorties were a team of professionals playing at Los Angeles Lakers halftime shows.