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    All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    On ESPN this morning the question was raised.....

    If you could put only "One Athlete" in a all Sports Hall of Fame who would it be....? Who is the most deserving Athlete of all time...? Plenty of names come to mind Babe Ruth, Pele', Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Jim Thorpe.....

    What would be your choice....?



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    Jordan has been by far the most exciting athlete to watch in my lifetime



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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    Quote Originally Posted by coachdags View Post
    On ESPN this morning the question was raised.....

    If you could put only "One Athlete" in a all Sports Hall of Fame who would it be....? Who is the most deserving Athlete of all time...? Plenty of names come to mind Babe Ruth, Pele', Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Jim Thorpe.....

    What would be your choice....?



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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    Michael Jordan


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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    Bo Jackson



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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    Bill Russell.



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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    I don't know between Ruth,Jordan,Brown,Howe, Jesse Owens or Ali it would be an interesting decison



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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    Ruth.
    His name is baseball. The American Past Time. While the NFL is larger, no name is larger nor has as much staying power.
    His numbers were not touchable when he was playing. He was so far beyond his era.
    No other athlete came close to the sheer dominance in their respective sport.



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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    Quote Originally Posted by Divided Sky View Post
    Ruth.
    His name is baseball. The American Past Time. While the NFL is larger, no name is larger nor has as much staying power.
    His numbers were not touchable when he was playing. He was so far beyond his era.
    No other athlete came close to the sheer dominance in their respective sport.
    I think you make a good case.



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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

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    It would have to be a multi-sport threat like Bo Jackson, Jim Thorpe, or Mike Jordan. Scratch Mike - his baseball days were a disaster.


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    Jessie Owens.

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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    Owens or Thorpe. The '36 Olympics were a nice **** you to Hitler.


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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    Jim Brown



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    Re: All Sports, All Athletes, Hall of Fame...?

    Bo knows the all sport hall of fame.



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