Beckett Media has decided to do what most sports lover find hard to do – create a list of the greatest athletes of all time and narrow them down to 50.

But they’ve done it and it’s a well rounded one. So check out who made the cut and who came out number one.

Here the Top 10 ( from #1 to #10)

  1. Michael Jordan, basketball
  1. Muhammad Ali, boxing
  1. Jackie Robinson, baseball
  1. Wayne Gretzky, hockey
  1. Jim Thorpe, football, basketball, baseball, track and field
  1. Babe Ruth, baseball
  1. Tiger Woods, golf
  1. Roger Federer, tennis
  1. Michael Phelps, swimming
  1. Pele, soccer

Here are the rest: 11. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball 12. Bo Jackson, baseball, football 13. Carl Lewis, track and field 14. Gordie Howe, hockey 15. Bruce Lee, martial arts 16. Larry Bird, basketball 17. Magic Johnson, basketball 18. Bill Russell, basketball 19. Joe Montana, football 20. Babe Didrikson Zaharias, golf, basketball, track and field 21. Mickey Mantle, baseball 22. Willie Mays, baseball 23. Jack Nicklaus, golf 24. Ted Williams, baseball 25. Margaret Court, tennis 26. Diego Maradona, soccer 27. Jim Brown, football 28. Mark Spitz, swimming 29. Deion Sanders, football, baseball 30. Walter Payton, football 31. Joe Louis, boxing 32. Emmitt Smith, football 33. Lou Gehrig, baseball 34. Hank Aaron, baseball 35. Laird Hamilton, surfing 36. Jerry Rice, football 37. Wilt Chamberlain, basketball 38. Mia Hamm, soccer 39. Tony Hawk, skateboarding 40. Joe DiMaggio, baseball 41. Peyton Manning, football 42. Ty Cobb, baseball 43. Mark Allen, Ironman competitor 44. Royce Gracie, mixed martial arts 45. Jesse Owens, track and field 46. Serena Williams, tennis 47. LeBron James, basketball 48. Sandy Koufax, baseball 49. Cy Young, baseball 50. Lawrence Taylor, football


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