Throughout the history of professional sports in the United States, there have been athletes that have tried acting once their athletic careers concluded. O.J. Simpson, prior to his legal troubles, was a staple in all three of the Naked Gun movies. Shaquille O’Neal has been in numerous movies since his retirement from the NBA, including Grown Ups 2, Blended, and The Lego Movie. After a … Continue reading Chuck Connors: The First Athlete-Turned-Actor
Larry Bird doesn’t need an introduction. He is considered one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history. In 13 seasons, Bird was an all star twelve times. He was the 1979-80 Rookie of the Year and NBA MVP three straight seasons between 1983-84 and 1985-86. He was also a 3-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics, winning the NBA Finals MVP twice. By the … Continue reading Larry Bird: The Greatest College Baseball Player Ever?