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Can you name the person described given a sports-related hint and an element (using that element's chemical symbol)?

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Sports hintPersonElement
Founded the sport of basketballSodium
Managed the Atlanta Braves from 1985-2010Cobalt
5 time NBA champion, NBA MVP in 2008 and one of the leading scorers of all timeBromine
During the 2007–08 season, he led the NHL with 65 goals and 112 points, and has been an NHL MVP multiple timesOxygen
6-time MLB All-Star, ESPN commentator and fan favorite in BostonGallium
Current all-time leader in MLB with 309 career triplesChromium
New York Giants all-time leading rusher and member of the 10,000 rushing yards clubBarium
Female Olympian figure skater, well known throughout the late 1980's and 1990's for her performancesYttrium
Former No. 1 tennis player and achiever of the Career Grand SlamSilver
English footballer well known for his prowess on the soccer field and as a fashion iconBeryllium
Sports hintPersonElement
His #11 is retired in East Rutherford, for his contributions as a quarterback to the GiantsSilicon
Power lefty MLB pitcher who only played until age 30 - unfortunatelyPotassium
Philadelphia Phillies first baseman and one of the more imposing hitters in the sportHolmium
Member of the NHL Hall of Fame, playing for the Blackhawks, Bruins and RangersEinsteinium
10-time Pro Bowler and had his #56 retired in DetroitScandium
Compiled a 56-5 fighting record and is one of the most recognizable athletes in the worldAluminum
Played his entire career for the Baltimore Orioles, winning 268 games in that spanProtactinium
18-time All-Star, second baseman and has his number retired in 2 different MLB franchisesCalcium
Was a Pro Bowler 5 years in a row from 1970-1974 for the Dolphins, and had his #39 retired for the franchiseC(a)esium
NBA MVP in 1978 and played from 1974-1987 for the Trail Blazers, Clippers, and CelticsTungsten

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