Great Names in Sports

Great Names in Sports

A panorama of the legends and icons who shaped the history of sport.

A panorama of the legends and icons who shaped the history of sport.
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Writer Mulligan18  Category Sports   Series Great Names Keywords People 
Game creation: 2023-11-17 | Photo credit: Getty Images | Photo credit (thumbnail): Getty Images
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  • This Argentine footballer is nicknamed "La Pulga" (The Flea) because of his small stature and exceptional speed.

    Diego Maradona | Alfredo Di Stéfano | Lionel Messi | Luis Suárez
  • Major League Baseball pitcher, with 511 wins, whose name was given to the award given to the best pitcher of the year.

    Burleigh Grimes | Cy Young | Honus Wagner | Lefty Grove
  • Which American cyclist won the Tour de France three times, becoming the first non-European to do so?

    Greg LeMond | Floyd Landis | Lance Armstrong | Christopher Froome
  • This black American athlete became the hero of the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, where racial Nazism reigned at the time.

    Konrad Frey | Ralph Metcalfe | Willie Williams | Jesse Owens
  • He was the last skier to win all the Alpine skiing titles at the same Winter Games.

    Alberto Tomba | Jean-Claude Killy | Ingemar Stenmark | Hermann Maier

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360 zoulou
270 Cesar
252 Gil58
232 Learno
216 danny79
200 Catou
200 Claire
198 BuffaloBill
194 Rob44

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2.01 weezer
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0.62 Learno
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