Favorite player from another sport?

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  1. negativecreep

    negativecreep Well-Known Member

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    mine will always be Ken Griffey Jr. grew up watching him.
     
  2. Achilleslastand

    Achilleslastand Well-Known Member

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    Without question Ernie Ladd...
     
  3. Sam I Am

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    Buddy Bell. Rafael Palmeiro until the fact that he was a cheater came to light.
     
  4. mrtxstar

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    Favorite current player: Kawhi Leonard
    Favorite player all-time: Tim Duncan
    Go Spurs Go!
     
  5. 65fastback2plus2

    65fastback2plus2 Well-Known Member

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    I love Hakeem. And, growing up, liked Andres Gallaraga from the Rockies...for some odd reason.
     
  6. REDVOLUTION

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    Michael Jordan.
     
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    Golf Phil
    Basketball Tony Parker
     
  8. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    Olajuwon for bball and Piazza for baseball.
     
  9. Trouty

    Trouty Snorting Pixy Stix since 1983 Zone Supporter

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    Mike Trout :)
     
  10. StarMan

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    Nolan Ryan.
     
  11. rynochop

    rynochop Well-Known Member

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    Hakeem for me too..stood next to him at a baseball card show back in the mid 90s, came up to his shoulder, felt like a midget. And I'm 6'2

    Fav baseball player Ryne Sandberg
     
  12. negativecreep

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    That's a tough one to beat, the best ever. The only other player i idolized more in the NBA in that era was Karl Malone, so you can probably imagine how frustrated MJ made me lol.
     
  13. REDVOLUTION

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    Michael Jordan is to Ewing, Malone, etc what Michael Jackson was to Lionel Richie.

    Both Michaels made it impossible for those dudes to get theirs.

    Hakeem was lucky that MJ stepped out for two years.... who knows.... Bulls could have 8 straight. We'll never know.
     
  14. negativecreep

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    Yes! I watched the last few years of his career, that's all I saw. I've watched videos of him on YouTube because I have collection of his cards because he was my Grandmas favorite player and she would buy me a few a week He was amazing, even not seeing him pitch live much.
     
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    Ryan Giggs
     
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    Dr. J
     
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    Emre Can in soccer.
     
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    Dirk, Dallas Mavs.
     
  20. haleyrules

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    Dirk Diggler and Myles long!!!lol. Is that an olympic sport!,
     

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