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The Winner Is ...
JACK MCCALLUM
December 27, 2004
Tiger Woods may have lost his No. 1 spot in the World Ranking in 2004, but that has not diminished him in the eyes of his peers. He was the athlete the pros would pay to see on 12% of the 625 ballots cast, which is not exactly Jordanesque--especially when Jordan got about a fifth as many votes, even in retirement--but it's an impressive win nonetheless. The top 10 vote-getters:
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December 27, 2004

The Winner Is ...

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Tiger Woods may have lost his No. 1 spot in the World Ranking in 2004, but that has not diminished him in the eyes of his peers. He was the athlete the pros would pay to see on 12% of the 625 ballots cast, which is not exactly Jordanesque--especially when Jordan got about a fifth as many votes, even in retirement--but it's an impressive win nonetheless. The top 10 vote-getters:

1. Tiger Woods 75

2. Barry Bonds 60

3. Shaquille O'Neal 58

4. Michael Vick 39

5. Serena Williams 27

6. Mike Tyson 20

7. LeBron James 19

8. Brett Favre 17

���� Michael Jordan 17

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