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Bob Boozer, 75
The first pick in the 1959 draft out of Kansas State, the 6'8" Boozer put his NBA career on hold to play in the '60 Olympics. He got his gold medal—and, 50 years later, a place in the Hall of Fame—as part of a U.S. team that won its eight games by an average of 42.4 points. Boozer joined the Cincinnati Royals, then was an All-Star with the Bulls in '68 and a champion with the Bucks in '71.
Lee MacPhail, 95
The younger half of the only father-son combination in the Baseball Hall of Fame, Lee took the same path to Cooperstown as his father, Larry: through the front office. Lee ran the Yankees and the Orioles before becoming American League president in 1974. In that position, he oversaw expansion into Toronto and Seattle and helped settle the '81 players strike.
Eddie Yost, 86
Had he played in the Moneyball era, Yost might have gone down as a star. Though pitchers had little reason to work around him—he was a career .254 batter over 18 seasons and only once hit more than 14 homers—the third baseman drew enough bases on balls to be dubbed the Walking Man. His career on-base percentage of .394 is one point better than Rod Carew's.
Dan Roundfield, 59
Advised by his coach at Detroit's Chadsey High to give up basketball, Roundfield kept at it and in '83 was named to SI's All--Work Ethic team. The 6'8" power forward, who was a bank teller in the off-season early in his career, averaged a double double six straight seasons for the Hawks and was a three-time All-Star. He drowned in Aruba after rescuing his wife.