Most Famous Brooklyn Sports Stars

Michael Jordan, originally uploaded by marmotfotos.
Did you know that Michael Jordan was from Brooklyn? What about Mike Tyson? Brooklyn has a bit of everything and many people come from Brooklyn. It is going to be an exciting time to be a basketball fan in Brooklyn once the Nets officially move to Atlantic Yards. Throughout time Brooklyn has consistently produced some amazing athletes and here are a few that stand out.

Howard Cosell, Joe Paterno, Joe Pepitone, Joe Torre, Larry Brown, Vitas Gerulaitis, Paul Lo Duca, Rico Petrocelli, Vince Lombardi, Gil Hodges, Bob Ferguson, Mickey Welch, Dave Orr, Dickey Pearce, Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson, Michael Jordan, Mike Tyson, Lenny Wilkens

Can you add any to the list?

Painting by Jerome Lagarrigue


Anonymous said…
Former MLB stars Tommy Davis & Lee Mazzilli.