Saturday, February 09, 2008

80 Sports Figures that I like

..although not all are currently active... here is my list...not in any order

1. Kenny Dalglish (Football)
2. John McEnroe
3. Jody Scheckter (F1)
4. Alan Hansen (Football)
5. Ian Rush (Football)
6. Roger Federer
7. Boris Becker
8. Johan Kriek
9. Johan Heunis (Rugby)
10. Danie Gerber (Rugby)
11. Bryan Habana (Rugby)
12. Aryton Senna (F1)
13. Chris Evert
14. Stefan Edberg
15. Roger Clemens
16. Joe Carter
17. Paul Molitor
18. Muhammad Ali
19. Nass Botha (Rugby)
20. Mark Spitz (Swimming)
21. Geoff Hunt (Squash)
22. Andre Joubert (Rugby)
23. Victor Matfield (Rugby)
24. John Barnes (Football)
25. Jimmy Greaves (Football)
26. Miguel Indurain (Cycling)
27. Matt Biondi (Swimming)
28. Greg Louganis (Diving)
29. Michael Jordan
30. Larry Bird
31. James Hunt (F1)
32. Lennox Lewis (Boxing)
33. Patrick Rafter (Tennis)
34. Sugar Ray Leonard
35. Don Bradman (Cricket)
36. Gary Sobers (Cricket)
37. Marvin Hagler
38. Graeme Pollock (Cricket)
39. Brian Mitchell (Boxing)
40. Victor Barna (Table Tennis)
41. Sean Thompson (Surfing)
42. Gary Kasparov (Chess)
43. Bobby Fischer (Chess - before he became a raving anti-semite)
44. Kevin Keegan (Football)
42. Stanley Matthews (Football)
43. Tom Finney (Football)
44. Ken Griffey Jr.
45. George Brett
46. Ted Williams
47. Joe Montana (US Football)
48. Jerry Rice (US Football)
49. Diego Maradona
50. Pele
51. Garrincha (Football)
52. Alfredo di Stefano (Football)
53. Thierry Henry (Football)
54. Bobby Orr
55. Viv Richards (Cricket)
56. Ian Botham (Cricket)
57. Ernie Els (Golf)
58. Tiger Woods (Golf)
59. Jack Nicklaus (Golf)
60. Gary Player (Golf)
61. Nick Faldo (Golf)
62. Tracey Austin (Tennis)
63. Guillermo Vilas (Tennis)
64. Bjorn Borg (Tennis)
65. Alain Prost (F1)
66. Sebastian Coe (Athletics)
67. Carl Lewis
68. Bruce Fordyce (Ultra-Marathon)
69. Ed Moses (Athletics)
70. Eric Heiden (Speed Skating)
71. Mario Lemieux (Hockey)
72. Magic Johnson
73. Tony Gwynn
74. Babe Ruth
75. Hank Aaron
76. Steven Gerrard (Football)
77. Ryan Babel (Football)
78. Fernando Torres (Football)
79. Chris Bosh
80. LeBron James
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