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They met when the elder, already on the AVP tour, autographed the other's towel.
They met at the hospital and later shared an outfield in Seattle.
They met doing New York burlesque shows and, though not professional athletes, are remembered for their most famous sports-related skit.
They met when one bought the club the other was playing for in 1973 and then later had a falling out. And made up. And had a falling out. And made up. And...
They met playing on the Belmont Heights, FL little League team in the LLWS in 1980.
They met in the Cactus League in 1957, one an outfielder for the Indians, the other in pinstripes.
They met in Englewood, CO in 1960. One was already a pro, the other was a Junior at Ohio State.
They were teammates at DuPont High School in Belle, WV but only one went on to play pro basketball.
They were high school teammates in Canyon Del Oro, AZ, but played on different MLB teams
They went to high school together in Iron Mountain and now both led teams in the Wolverine State
They went to Mount Carmel (IL) High School together and played basketball and ran track. But only one went on to the NFL.
They met when mom brought the younger brothers into being.
They met on the frozen ponds of Örnsköldsvik, Sweden.
They met as sophomores at Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Minnesota. One went on to waddle, while the other was a King.
They met in a celebrity penalty shootout in Boston just before the 1991 Women's World Cup.
They became acquainted on the tennis tour but it turned into more when he sent her a note at the '99 French Open.
They met in Japan in 1978. She was playing in a tourney and he was playing an international exhibition game.
They met in the Bahamas in 1979 and she got his sport wrong, thinking he was football's Meredith.
They met at the 1980 Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon. He was so happy he jumped three times.
They met at an American Cup International Meet in NYC in 1975. They both won and he (then 17) gave her (then 14) a kiss at the suggestion of a photographer.
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