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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 5:51 pm    Post subject: Greatest Athletes? Reply with quote


Mark Allen
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Simon Lessing
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Simon Whitfield
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P.S. Feel free to post own submissions, the above were only suggestions.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Y U NO List Javier Gomez?

Also Y U NO list Craig Alexander?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BillsGuy82 wrote:
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5 years and still trolling?


Common guys this was a serious thread.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

x0x wrote:
BillsGuy82 wrote:
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5 years and still trolling?


Common guys this was a serious thread.


OF the listed it is obviously Allen, but the omission of Alexander is questionable and so is that of Gomez.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FEEL FREE TO ADD SUGGESTIONS!!!

The OP was meant for startup, not a poll.

Sorry if that was misunderstood.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

x0x wrote:
FEEL FREE TO ADD SUGGESTIONS!!!

The OP was meant for startup, not a poll.

Sorry if that was misunderstood.








My pick would be Jim Thorpe.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

^Jim Thorpe was the first person to come to mind and my pick as well. I watched an excellent documentary on him on PBS a few months ago. The guy was an amazing athlete.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2012 4:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

THORpe. Seriously, dude.was a boss.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From a legend perspective, the Thorpedo is #1.

However within context he excelled at several sports in their beginning. Not the same as doing what Deion did, but then again MLB is the lesser physical sport.


I thought of Julius Peppers, Antonio Gates and Tony Gonzales.


In the sports world today, pro athletes don't have much room for more than one league.

The above would be NBA all-stars had they so chose.
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Gates was told by NBA scouts that he was too short and undraftable, how in the blue hell could he have been an NBA All Star?
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