Pat Tillman was an ammzing football player, who enlisted in the afganastan war. He sadly gave his life to this country, and died from a fire in 2004.
Ted Williams was one of those people that was a natural at just about everything that they did.
"Teddy Ballgame" was a 19-time All-Star in the big leagues, and was also dedicated to his country through military service as well.
Williams took part in 39 combat missions as a pilot in both World War II and the Korean War.
We may never see another man like him again in Major League Baseball.
Former MLB pitcher Jim Abbott was a talented athlete, but he had one glaring problem.
He was born without a right hand.
The ex-California Angels pitcher didn't let this bother him, as he still was able to win 87 games in his 11-year big league career.
While ww2 was brewing, 1 runner blew everyone away. His name was Jessie Owens, and, dispite Hitlers image of white skined, blue eyed, humans, Jessie was african amarican! He snagged 4 gold medals in the 1936 Berlin olympics.