December 29, 2003
Althea Gibson76Was there ever a better female athlete than Gibson, who went to college on a basketball scholarship, became a tennis champion (infusing power into the women's game) and played on the LPGA tour? Her...
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1 Jim BrownNo one better in football—or lacrosse
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In historic firsts, the U.S.S.R. sends Sputnik into space, and blacks attend Central High in Little Rock. Another breakthrough comes when Hank Aaron leads Milwaukee to its first and only World Series win. The Lions,...