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December 27, 1999
1 Jim Brown No one better in football—or lacrosse
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December 27, 1999

New York

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1 Jim Brown
No one better in football—or lacrosse

2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
NBA's No. 1 alltime scorer

3 Sugar Ray Robinson
175-19-6 as middleweight

4 Lou Gehrig
.340, 493 homers and 1,995 RBIs

5 Julius Erving
ABA sensation, NBA MVP in 1981

6 Sandy Koufax
2.76 ERA before retiring at 30

7 Vince Lombardi
Leader of the Pack

8 John McEnroe
17 Grand Slam tennis titles

9 Pop Warner
59-12-4 as Pitt coach from 1915 to '23

10 Althea Gibson
Won Wimbledon and U.S. titles

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