Top 10: The Best Multisport Athletes

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  • The Best Multisport Athletes
    3/13 The talents of some athletes get to the point where they are able to shine in more than one sport, and even becoming professionals. Meet the top 10 multidisciplinary athletes.
  • Michael Vick
    4/13 This talented quarterback, who was the top pick in the NFL Draft in 2001, was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 2000 MLB Draft.
  • Russell Wilson
    5/13 The quarterback was selected in the 75th place of the NFL Draft 2012 and was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 2010 MLB Draft, selected in the 140th place.
  • John Elway
    6/13 This former quarterback, who participated in five Super Bowls, winning two (1997 and 1998), played minor league baseball for the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals.
  • Dan Marino
    7/13 The Kansas City Royals selected this legendary quarterback, NFL Hall of Famer, in the MLB Draft.
  • Bo Jackson
    8/13 This former baseball and football was the first athlete to be named an All-Star in two major US sports. He also won the Heisman Trophy in 1985. He also played in a team of semi-professional basketball in Los Angeles before returning to baseball.
  • Michael Jordan
    9/13 The NBA legend, five times named as MVP of the league, played briefly as an outfielder with the Chicago White Sox after his first retirement from the NBA.
  • Alex Zanardi
    10/13 This former Italian Formula 1 driver, champion in 1997 and 1998 in the Champ Car, became Paralympic cyclist after an accident on the track in 2001. As a Paralympic athlete won two gold medals at London 2012, the first in the time trial H4 single test, and the second in the road race category H4 to complete the course in a time of 2:00:33 hours.
  • Deion Sanders
    11/13 This American cornerback, a NFL Hall of Famer since 2011, spent nine years in Major League Baseball, and is the only person who played both a Super Bowl and World Series, besides running in the track field. He won two Super Bowls, one with the 49ers in San Francisco and one with the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Wilt Chamberlain
    12/13 This legendary power forward in the NBA played volleyball on the IVA for Smashers Seattle between 1974 and 1979. He went to college with a basketball and track and field scholarship. He also had deals in professional boxing.
  • Scott Burrell
    13/13 This former shooting guard, champion with the Chicago Bulls in 1998, was the first American athlete to be a first round draft-pick of two major sporting organizations (the NBA and MLB).