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Cal Ripken Jr.

 

baseballs consecutive game leader... meaning he went to work everyday

 

2 time MVP

 

Rookie of the year

 

voted ALL STAR every year in the league

 

consecutive errorless game streak record holder for the short stop position

 

has was the golden glove

 

 

and... just an all around classy guy. He would stay after every game and sign autographs, how many ball players still do that? He made pro ball players look human.

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Great pick, Jax!

 

My Hero?

 

Dan Marino

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Records set my Mr. Marino:

 

Most Attempts, Career: 8,358 (later surpassed by Brett Favre in 2007)

Most Completions, Career: 4,967 (later surpassed by Brett Favre in 2006)

Most Yards Passing, Career: 61,361 (later surpassed by Brett Favre in 2007)

Most Touchdown Passes, Career: 420 (later surpassed by Brett Favre in 2007)

Most Passing Yards, Season: 5,084 in 1984

Most Touchdown Passes, Season: 48 (later surpassed by Peyton Manning in 2004)

Most Games, 400 or more Yards Passing, Career: 13

Most Games, 400 or more Yards Passing, Season: 4 in 1984

Most Games, 300 or more Yards Passing, Career: 63

Most Seasons, 3,000 or more Yards Passing: 13 (1984-92, 1994-95, 1997-98) (later surpassed by Brett Favre in 2005)

Most Consecutive Seasons, 3,000 or more Yards Passing: 9 (1984-92) (later surpassed by Brett Favre in 2001)

Most Games, Four or more Touchdown Passes, Career: 21

Most Games, Four or more Touchdown Passes, Season: 6 in 1984

Most Games, Three or more Touchdown Passes, Career: 62 (later surpassed by Brett Favre in 2007)

Lowest Percentage, Passes Intercepted, Rookie Season: 2.03 in 1983 (296-6)(later surpassed by Charlie Batch, Detroit, 1.98 in 1998(303-6)

Most Seasons Leading League, Attempts: 5 (1984, 1986, 1988, 1992, 1997)

Most Seasons Leading League, Completions: 6 (1984-86, 1988, 1992, 1997)

Most Seasons, 40 or more Touchdown Passes: 2 (1984, 1986)

100 TD Passes in Fewest Number of Games to Start Career: 44 (9/7/1986 at San Diego)

200 TD passes in Fewest Number of Games to Start Career: 89 (9/17/1989 at New England)

300 TD passes in Fewest Number of Games to Start Career: 157 (9/4/1994 vs. New England)

Highest TD-INT differential: +168

 

(Note: This list documents records set by Dan Marino. Some of the records have since been broken as stated.)

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i dont need to explain too much my choice. Its kind of obvious.

 

Diego Maradona, the gratest soccer player ever (Fuck Pele! Hes FIFAs bitch).

 

 

Of course he was the best playing. Thats all. It almost as being the best was too much for him. Poor guy, getting mix up with the wrong people...

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oooo Ok. (:droll: I wasnt paying attention)

 

If I knew him I kick his ass for beign an idiot who talk about stuff that he doesnt know shit (aka politics). Just dedicate to play soccer! (not that he can still do it).

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