Greatest Sports Legends

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Greatest Sports Legends is a sports anthology series on the lives and careers of noted athletes. First aired in 1972, the series was produced with 10 new episodes per year nestled amongst 42 reruns.[1] 207 episodes were produced, with athlete hosts including Michael Jordan and Reggie Jackson interviewing the featured athlete. The series won one Emmy award out of three nominations.[2]

After production, the series continued to air in reruns. In 2012, it was announced that Steve Rotfeld Productions would offer one-hour editions.[3]

Legends who were profiled on the show[edit]

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D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

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M[edit]

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O[edit]

P[edit]

R[edit]

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T[edit]

U[edit]

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Y[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Taaffe (1988-11-21). "Berl Rotfeld turned sports nostalgia into a syndication hit". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2012-03-21. 
  2. ^ "Berl Rotfeld, 77, Producer of 'Greatest Sports Legends' Series". The Jewish Exponent. 2005-12-08. Retrieved 2012-03-21. 
  3. ^ "Steve Rotfeld Productions Adds 'Chat Room,' 'Animal Science' to Weekend Kids' Blocks". Broadcasting & Cable. 2012-02-13. Retrieved 2012-03-21.