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Became World Heavyweight Champion in 1962 by knocking out Floyd Patterson in the first round, but lost the title to Cassius Clay in 1964
American female tennis player who won 39 Grand Slam titles, advocated for sexual equality and Women's Tennis Association (WTA)
American baseball player with 17 seasons for the New York Yankees (1923-39). Nicknamed 'The Iron Horse', he won 6 World Series
American female tennis player and the first black athlete to cross the color line of international tennis, winning 11 Grand Slams
World Heavyweight Champion 1952-56. The only person to hold the heavyweight title and go untied and undefeated throughout his career
American golfer known primarily for his driving distance off the tee, his rough personal life and his 'zero to hero' victory in the 1991 PGA Championship
Frequently cited as the greatest boxer of all time. World Welterweight title 1946-51, World Middleweight title 1951-52 and 55-57
Considered one of the best NASCAR drivers of all time, and won a total of 76 races. Died in a last-lap crash in the Daytona 500 in 2001
American baseballer perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak. He won nine World Series championships 1936-51
American boxer regarded as the biggest boxer in the 1980s. Won world titles in five weight divisions, and an Olympic gold medal in 1976
Nicknamed 'The Bronx Bull' and 'The Raging Bull'. World Middleweight Champion in the 40s and 50s
White american basketball player know for trash talking, and for winning three NBA championship for Boston Celtics and a gold medal in Barcelona 1992
American football quarterback who spent most of his career at Green Bay Packers, 1992-2007. Have an impressive list of NFL records
The first African-American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era, and thereby broke the baseball color line. His number, 42, was retired throughout MLB
American gold medalist in Decathlon in the Olympics of 1976. Later he became a motivational speaker and a TV-celebrity
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The youngest-ever winner of the men's singles title at Wimbledon at the age of 17
Nicknamed 'The Commerce Comet', he played for the Yankees 1951-68, and is regarded by many to be the greatest switch hitter of all time
The world heavyweight boxing champion 1970-73 and fought in the famous 'Thrilla in Manilla' in 1975 against Ali
This slugger broke Babe Ruth’s Major League record for most career home runs with 755 in 1976
American tennis player who won eight Grand Slam singles titles, and held the top ranking 268 weeks in total
American golfer who won a record 82 PGA Tour events. Known for his 'perfect swing', straw hat and bearfoot playing
Puerto Rican baseball player who died in an aviation accident in 1972 in route to charity work in Nicaragua
American golfer widely regarded as the most accomplished professional golfer of all time, winning a total of 18 career major championships 1962-86
American golfer nicknamed 'The King', who won 62 PGA Tours in 1955-73
American baseballer for the Yankees. Have hit over 600 home runs and got the richest contract in baseball history with 275 million in ten years
Boxer nicknamed the Brown Bomber who was World Heavyweight Champion from 1937-49
Yankees sports star who personified the booming 1920s, nicknamed 'Bambino'
American football player and coach best known as head coach of the Green Bay Packers in the 1960s. Considered by many to be one of the best and most successful coaches ever
The WBC Heavyweight Champion 1978-1983, who famously defended his title against Mohammad Ali in 1980
American muslim basketball player 1969-89, who played for Lakers and Bucks. Many records, among them all-time leader in points scored

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