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Invented basketball in 1891 at a YMCA in Springfield Mass.
Native American who, in 1950, was voted the greatest athlete of the 20th century
Established the first MLB in 1876.
Former executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association. Killed reserve clause and activist for players rights
Former president of ABC Sports, revolutionized sports broadcasting. created MNF
Broke Babe Ruth's home run record. 715
Pirates/Latino Hall of Fame baseball player known for humanitarian efforts.
Boston Celtic legend, won 3 NBA titles. French Lick, IN
The Georgia Peach. Ferocious baserunner with a violent temper, retired with numerous records.
Pitched in the major leagues for 22 years, famous for curveball and spitball. Cyclone
Coach of Notre Dame, had 5 undefeated teams and won 3 national championships. Perfected the forward pass
Famous football player at the University of Illinois.
Considered the 'Father of American Football', introduced many rule changes.
First African American Tennis players and to play Wimbledon and win Grand Slam titles.
Serena and Venus, significant impact on tennis.