From the early 1900s to the recent and current years, here we take a look at the top 5 athletes of the decade who have taken a step into creating legends, which would inspire and create a world changing look into sports of all kinds for generations. Although there are so many more very talented athletes, which have touched our hearts, here is a blast into the past of some of the most historical athletes in the game.
Michael Jordan – Greatest NBA Player of All Time
Michael was a legend of all legends, ranking in the top athletic reports for not only the NBA but the top ranks for talented athletes in all sports categories. Michael was tireless in his training and with relentless effort lead him to his status of the “Man Without Weakness.” Michael has achieved Six NBA titles, five MVP awards, and two gold medals.
Babe Ruth – Greatest Baseball Player
Babe was a holder of Seven World Series titles. Babe was an average looking person giving inspiration to people who looked at themselves and thought I could never become a great athlete. Babe has 12 Home Run titles with a total of 714 home runs, Two 20 win game seasons, and a .342 batting average. It is believed Babe saved the history to future of Baseball.
Usain Bolt – The Runner That Never Stops Running
Aside from looking at American players you just can’t exclude Usain Bolt one of the worlds fastest men. Not only does Bolt beat world records, but he also goes back to his records and beats them again.
Currently holding the world records for 100m at 9.58 seconds, and 200m at 19.19 seconds. Bolt currently holds 8 World Championship Gold Medals. When it comes to world wide sports Usain currently holds one of the top titles.
Jim Thorpe – Greatest American Football Player
To make things clear, Jim was not only a great football player, but he was also a great player in many other sports including baseball, lacrosse, track and field and shockingly the winner of a ballroom dancing contest. Thorpe currently holds a 11- 1 record which brought Carlisle to a National Championship.
Muhammad Ali – Heavy Weight Champion
Muhammad was a 3 time winner of the Heavy Weight Championship in Boxing only to discontinue his streak due to a discrepancy with the U.S. Army, which affected his ability to compete. Not only was he a standing athlete but also had an inspiring story to tell which has become famous all in itself from generation to generation of inspiring new and talented boxers.