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The Poll
Compiled by Bill Syken
November 17, 2003
Washingtonians weigh in on sports*
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November 17, 2003

The Poll

Washingtonians weigh in on sports*

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11 Chris Chandler
Everett High's former three-sport star has started at QB for an NFL-record seven teams; he now plays for the Bears.

12 Dennis Erickson
The 49ers' coach, an Everett native, led the University of Miami to national championships in 1989 and '91.

13 Rein Long
The Titans' rookie defensive tackle from Anacortes won the 2002 Outland Trophy at Washington State.

14 Jan-Michael Gambill
The Spokane native has won three singles titles and more than $3 million on the pro tennis tour.

15 Spokane Hoopfest
The world's largest three-on-three tournament attracted 24,677 players this year and covered 40 downtown blocks.

16 Launi Meili
The Cheney native, and rifle coach at Nebraska, won the 1992 Olympic gold medal in three-position small-bore rifle shooting.

17 Eddie Feigner
The Softball pitcher, a Walla Walla native, has barnstormed for more than 54 years as the headliner of the King and His Court.

18 Mel Stottlemyre
The Yankees' pitching coach, from Mabton, was a five-time All-Star righty for New York from 1964 to 74.

19 Mount Rainier
This 14,410-foot peak is literally a hot spot—it's an active volcano—but it's cold too. covered by 35 square miles of snow and ice. Approximately 10,000 climbers attempt to reach the summit each year; about half succeed.

Rainier's last eruption was in the 1800s.

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