Baseball - Johnny Bench/Barry Larkin
Football - Boomer Esiason
Basketball - World B. Free
Soccer - Brian McBride, Guillermo Barros Schelotto, and an honorable mention to Osvaldo Ardiles for his rainbow flick in the movie "Victory." I spent many an afternoon trying to perfect that move in my back yard.
Burn down the disco. Hang the blessed DJ. Because the music that he constantly plays, it says nothing to me about my life.
some other college favorites: luke recker aj guyton
Baseball: George Foster
Basketball: Julius Winfield Erving
Football: Chuck Foreman
College Football: Earl Campbell
College Basketball: Barry Stevens
Baseball is like church. Many attend, few understand
Baseball Red: Votto (Phillips is right up there too)
Baseball Non-Red: Ichiro
Football: Chad Pennington (I went to school with him and he is a 1st class human being)
Basketball: Michael Jordan
Soccer: First Arsenal-era Thierry Henry
Hockey: Rick Nash
MLB- Derek Jeter(I know I know, but my dad is a huge Yankee fan and Ive liked Jeter since he was a rookie in '96) My fav. Red was Barry Larkin, and I liked Jack Armstrong.
MLB: Pete Rose
NBA: David Robinson
NFL: Boomer Esiason
CBB: Shan Foster
CFB: Never rooted for him, but I loved watching Tim Tebow play.
When all is said and done more is said than done.
Baseball: Frank Robinson
Football: Jim Brown
Basketball: Oscar Robertson
Hockey: Gordie Howe
Just for fun, my least favorites.
MLB: Any Astro.
NFL: Any Steeler
NBA: Derek Fisher
NHL: Jeremy Roenick (NHL 96 nightmares)
NCAAF: Tim Biakabatuka
NCAAB: Mateen Cleeves/Khalid El Amein/Laettner
Golf: Phil (i feel like he is Shooter McGavin or the Don Johnson character from Tin Cup)
NASCAR: Dale Earnhardt (I was a Bill Elliott and Cale guy as a kid)
Soccer: Anyone on DC United or Sir Alex Ferguson
Variatio delectat - Cicero
Nice thread. I purposely did not read anyone else's posts.
Mine are, in my lifetime:
Baseball - - Barry Larkin
Basketball - - Larry Bird
Football - - James Brooks
College hoops - -Herb Jones, Negele Knight
College Football - - Troy Smith
Thank goodness for baseball.