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Sports Illustrated - Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century, NYC, 1999.

Clockwise from left: 

  • Bob Beamon, 
  • Jackie Joyner Kersee, 
  • Billie Jean King, 
  • Evander Hollyfield, 
  • Chris Evert, 
  • John Elway, 
  • Bill Russel, 
  • Michael Jordan, 
  • Tiger Woods, 
  • Wayne Gretzky, 
  • Monica Seles, 
  • Carl Lewis, 
  • Jack Nicklaus, 
  • Joe Montana, 
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabaar, 
  • Pele, 
  • Muhammad Ali, 
  • Jim Brown, 
  • Pete Sampras.

Muhammad Ali was named Sportsman of the Century (a distinction I feel belongs to Michael, but that’s a discussion for another day).