Willie Shoemaker won 11 Triple Crown races.
Bob Hayes, who won two Olympic gold medals and was named to three consecutive Pro Bowls, died Sept. 18.
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Greg Louganis is the first male diver to win successive double Olympic gold medals.
Greg Norman is a two-time winner of the British Open who is known more for his failures in the majors than his triumphs.
Richard Petty won a record 200 NASCAR races. SportsCentury: Richard Petty airs Wednesday at 4 pm ET.
Archie Moore was the light-heavyweight champ for almost a decade and who fought until he was close to 50.
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Walter Payton is the 2nd all-time leading NFL rusher with 16,726 yards. SportsCentury: Walter Payton airs Monday at 4 pm ET.
Deion Sanders is the only player to have appeared in a Super Bowl and World Series.
Maurice Richard combined blazing speed with a devastating shot..
Secretariat was the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 25 years in 1973.
ESPN's look at sports in the 20th century examines one of track and field's great athletes.
ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series will profile Jack Johnson
Paul Hornung is the 1956 Heisman Trophy winner who won four championships with Vince Lombardi's Packers.