September 9 – 15 | Show #918
A Heisman Trophy winner at Navy, who served one voluntary tour in Vietnam, Roger was the MVP of Super Bowl VI, a six-time Pro Bowler and a college and pro football Hall of Famer. In 2008, Roger sold his real estate company for $613 million and currently works as a leading executive for the buyer.
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September 2 – 8 | Show # 917
A nearly unanimous first-ballot Hall of Famer, Rickey is the all-time MLB stolen base champion, and single season champion with 130. Rickey also scored the most runs in MLB history and slugged the most lead-off home runs, eighty-one.
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August 26 – September 1 | Show # 916
Gary is a three-time winner of The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. A star of the movie, Seabiscuit, Gary is a network commentator who still rides, having achieved his 5,000th victory in 2013.
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August 19 – August 25 | Show #915
A high school valedictorian, Johnny was a fourteen-time All-Star for the Big Red Machine, first-ballot Hall of Famer and the greatest catcher of All-time, as voted by ESPN.
The National League Rookie of the Year in 1968, Johnny won ten Gold Gloves and hit 389 home runs; all for the Cincinnati Reds.
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Ann Meyers Drysdale
August 12 – August 18 | Show #914
Ann is the only woman to sign an NBA contract, following her four years as an All-American at UCLA. She is also the first woman to win a four year major college athletic scholarship and serve as GM of an NBA team, the Phoenix Suns.
Ann Meyers Drysdale
Aug 5-8 | Show # 913
Frequently rated the greatest tennis player of all-time, McEnroe won seven Grand Slam singles titles, nine Grand Slam doubles titles and 77 ATP singles titles. Known for his ferocious style of play, McEnroe is a premier network commentator, who still plays professional matches and is the father of six with rocker Patti Smyth.
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July 29 – August 4 | Show #912
One of the great college players of all-time at USC, Fred started fast in the majors, becoming the only player to win The Rookie of the Year Award and AL MVP in the same season. Voted to the American League All-Star team, nine consecutive times, Fred hit the only Grand Slam in All-Star Game history, leading to his MVP crown in the 1983 Game. A four-time Gold Glover, Fred Lynn is one of the greatest center-fielders of all-time.
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July 22 – July 28 | Show # 911
3,000 hit man, Hall of Famer, twelve-time All-Star and seven-time Gold Glover, Dave starred as a pitcher at the University of Minnesota.
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April 29 – May 5 | Show #899
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This three-time World Series champion, Cy Young winner and four-time Gold Glove winner was also one of baseball’s signature personalities for three decades.
April 22-28 | Show #898
This two-time World Series champion, nine-time consecutive Gold Glove winner, two-time Cy Young winner and NL MVP Bob Gibson is a first ballot Hall of Famer, named as the most fearsome pitcher of all-time. Gibson’s 1.12 ERA in the Cardinals 1968 Championship Season remains the hallmark season for Major League pitchers.
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