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.
Wear gaudy colors, or avoid display. Lay a million eggs or give birth to one. The fittest shall survive, yet the unfit may live. Be like your ancestors or be different. We must repeat!
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.
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