WHICH ATHLETE IN ANOTHER SPORT WOULD MAKE THE BEST BASEBALL PLAYER?
Michael Vick, Eagles QB 16%
LeBron James, Heat F 13%
Sidney Crosby, Penguins C 7%
Aaron Rodgers, Packers QB 7%
Drew Brees, Saints QB 4%
Of the 31 athletes who received more than one vote, all but seven are from football (18) or basketball (six). . . . Despite not playing baseball at Virginia Tech, Vick was drafted by the Rockies in the 30th round of the 2000 MLB draft. . . . Crosby, who played baseball until age 13, hit a 370-foot homer in batting practice at PNC Park in 2010.
Based on 269 MLB players who responded to SI's survey