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A - He rushed for over 12,000 yards in his career, but only reached 1,000 yards in a season three times.
B - His nine year career yielded over 12,000 rushing yards and 126 total touchdowns.
C - In 1990, this quarterback rushed for 942 yards.
D - This seventh round draft pick has over 10,000 career receiving yards.
E - This Hall of Fame defensive end was a part of Minnesota's 'Purple People Eaters.'
F - He won the comeback player of the year award in 1998 after being out of the NFL since 1989.
G - He's second in career receptions.
H - He had 74 receptions for 1211 yards and 17 touchdowns...in 1942.
I - A career Cowboy who had over 11,000 career receiving yards.
J - He's played for five teams and rushed for over 10,000 yards.
K - Though he threw for over 38,000 yards, perhaps his most famous game was getting sacked seven times by Derrick Thomas.
L - This defensive back won four Super Bowls with the 49ers and had 63 career interceptions.
M - This 11-time Pro-Bowler was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1998.
N - He was the first quarterback to pass for 4,000 yards in a season.
O - Nicknamed the Nigerian Nightmare, he led the NFL in rushing yards in 1989.
P - He won two Super Bowls with the Raiders, yet had 34 more interceptions than touchdowns.
Q - Drafted in the first round by the Cleveland Browns in 2007.
R - He rushed for 24 touchdowns in 1983.
S - In just 10 seasons he rushed for over 15,000 yards.
T - He was drafted first overall in 1987 and threw 13 TDs in 1988 and 35 interceptions, the second most in a single season.
U - At the end of 2011, he had 999 tackles, 41.5 sacks, and 21 interceptions.
V - One of the NFL's best active kickers who has spent time in New England and Indianapolis.
W - He's third all time in interceptions with 71.
X - Just type X
Y - Drafted first overall in 1968, this Tackle was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001.
Z - Hall of Fame offensive linemen who spent time in Minnesota and Denver.
A - He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2011 on his second opportunity.
B - A career-long Cub and part of the 500 home run club.
C - He ended his career with exactly 3000 hits.
D - A change of scenery in 1987 helped this Hall of Fame hitter reach 49 home runs, a career high.
E - He won 20 games in 1978. He also had over 50 saves in 1992.
F - A three time league MVP who had over 150 RBI in four different seasons.
G - In 1968 he had 13 shutouts and posted a 1.12 ERA.
H - Most stolen bases in MLB history...by a lot.
I - Nicknamed 'Mr. Murder' he was the fourth African American to play Major League Baseball.
J - Second all-time in wins with 417.
K - He hit 40 home runs in a season eight times, but never reached 50 in a season.
L - He won the NL MVP in the shortened 1995 season (144 games) with only 15 home runs and 66 RBI.
M - He won seven batting titles and is fourth all-time in career hits.
N - In 1979, he led the NL in wins (21) AND losses (20).
O - He won the AL batting title in his rookie season, 1964.
P - His Hall of Fame career was ended by a high fastball...to the head.
Q - On his way to an MVP season in 2008, he broke his wrist in early September and missed the rest of the season, and the MVP award.
R - Nearly 3000 hits, nearly 600 homeruns, and hit by nearly 200 pitches.
S - 10 time All Star, 9 Gold Gloves, 7 time silver slugger, and a Hall of Famer.
T - He's eighth in career home runs and second in career strikeouts.
U - He was the first pick in the 2005 draft.
V - He's won the Rookie of the Year, Cy Young, and MVP.
W - Last player to bat .400
X - Just type X
Y - 3000 hits, two time MVP, all with Milwaukee.
Z - In 2002 he went 23-5. In the following two seasons, he went 25-23.
A - He has made more 3-point shots than anybody in NBA history.
B - A three time MVP with three rings known to most as 'Larry Legend.'
C - He led the Celtics to six titles in seven years.
D - In his Hall of Fame career, he made the playoffs every single year.
E - He and Karl Malone (both drafted in 1985) combined for over 65,000 points, 25,000 rebounds and zero NBA titles.
F - He won five rings with the Lakers before being traded to Oklahoma City.
G - He won four rings, all with Phil Jackson as head coach, but only made the All-Star Game in 1994.
H - He played exactly 50,000 minutes in the NBA, which is good for third in NBA history.
I - In 2004-05, he led the NBA in points, steals, turnovers, free throws made, and field goals attempted.
J - Led the Chicago Bulls to six championships in eight years.
K - He's number one on the active list of games and minutes played.
L - From 1982-83 until 1991-92 he only missed three games for the Detroit Pistons.
M - Only 420 points shy of the very exclusive 30,000 point club.
N - He's made the All-Star team 11 straight times from the Dallas front court.
O - He averaged more than 20 points and 10 rebounds per game in each of his first 13 seasons.
P - He played in more games than any other player in NBA history.
Q - A Notre Dame grad. who has spent time in the NBA with Miami, New Jersey, and Sacramento.
R - He won five rings and ended his career with nearly twice as many rebounds as points.
S - This German was named sixth man of the year twice.
T - He's one of three players to record 1000 assists in a single season and the only one with a ring.
U - In 1968-69, he won the Rookie of the Year award and the MVP award.
V - A Venezuelan drafted 28th overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in 2010.
W - He defeated his teammate in the final to win the 1986 slam dunk contest.
X - Just type X
Y - He was the first player in NBA history to score 2000 points in one season.
Z - This Chinese seven footer was drafted by the Mavericks in 1999.
A - This Swedish star has been the backbone of the Ottawa Senators since 1995.
B - His 6206 shots is the most in NHL history...by a lot.
C - He retired from the NHL in 2010 at the age of 48.
D - This lights out goaltender helped the Canadiens to six Stanley Cup championships.
E - He led the NHL in goals six times and has 717 career goals - good for fifth all-time.
F - He won the Art Ross Trophy and the Hart Memorial Trophy in 2002-03 with the Avalanche.
G - Known as 'The Great One'
H - His 741 goals puts him at third all-time in the NHL.
I - His 516 goals is third among active NHL players.
J - He won four championships with the Canadiens despite being only 5'7' and 136 pounds.
K - This defenseman won the Stanley Cup eight times, the most by anybody who didn't play for Montreal.
L - This Pittsburgh hero scored 50 or more goals in a season six times.
M - His 1887 points is second all time, only 970 points shy of the leader.
N - He was drafted first overall by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1990 NHL draft, ahead of Hall of Fame locks Jaromir Jagr and Martin Brodeur..
O - In 1970-71, he posted a +124, the highest total ever recorded in a single season.
P - Drafted second overall in 1993, he left Hartford a year before the Whalers did.
Q - This eight time All-Star was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1976.
R - This goaltender is second all time in wins with 551.
S - He won the Stanley Cup and the Vezina Trophy four times each.
T - In his first NHL season, he recorded three shutouts in five playoff games, helping the Bruins win the Stanley Cup.
U - After 20 seasons in the NHL, he finished his career at age 41 after two seasons in the WHA.
V - This NHL Hall of Famer (as a Builder) had the winning goal in the 1937-38 Stanley Cup championship for the Blackhawks
W - This goaltender helped the Canadiens to four championships in five years.
X - Just type X
Y - This Hall of Fame center helped the Red Wings to three Stanley Cup Championships.
Z - This Swedish star has spent his entire NHL career with Detroit.
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Aug 9th, 2012 at 23:08 GMT
You should indicate that Carl Voss is in the Hall of Fame as a builder, not as a player. That one threw me off.
Aug 10th, 2012 at 01:40 GMT
Aug 10th, 2012 at 05:58 GMT
Thanks for the suggestion @kmad and thanks for the correction @trombennis99. Changes have been made. Let me know if you see anything else.
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