Greatest Sports Legends
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. Hundreds of 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.
Athletes who appeared on the show
- Mario Andretti
- Johnny Bench
- Walt Frazier
- Bob Hayes
- David Pearson
- Richard Petty
- Nolan Ryan
- Cale Yarborough
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