Thursday, April 8, 2010

Best by the Numbers - Chicago Edition

Here is our player list of athletes who've played for Chicago teams.
  1. Glenn Hall
  2. Nellie Fox
  3. Harold Baines: Baines played for the White Sox on three separate occasions and is currently their first-base coach
  4. Luke Appling
  5. John Paxson: Paxson is probably best known for hitting the game-winning shot in the 1993 NBA Finals
  6. Jay Cutler
  7. Chris Chelios
  8. Andre Dawson: Dawson will be inducted into the MLB Hall-of-Fame in the summer of 2010
  9. Bobby Hull
  10. Ron Santo
  11. Luis Aparicio
  12. Alfonso Soriano
  13. Ozzie Guillen: The former White Sox SS is now their Manager
  14. Ernie Banks: Banks, known as "Mr. Cub", hit 512 home runs in his career
  15. John Salmons
  16. Aramis Ramirez
  17. Mark Grace: During the '90s Grace collected 1,754 hits, leading all hitters in the decade
  18. Moises Alou
  19. Jonathan Toews
  20. Ron Karkovice
  21. Sammy Sosa: Sosa has played for both the White Sox & the Cubs
  22. Mark Prior
  23. Michael Jordan: Jordan is one of the best NBA players of all-time. Other Chicago players who deserve some consideration are Ryne Sandberg and Robin Ventura
  24. Joe Crede
  25. Derek Lee
  26. Billy Williams
  27. Jeremy Roenick
  28. Joey Cora
  29. Jack McDowell: "Black Jack" as he was known won the AL Cy Young in 1993 as a member of the White Sox
  30. Mike Brown
  31. Greg Maddux: Maddux recorded his 300th win & 3000th strikeout as a member of the Cubs
  32. Kris Versteeg
  33. Scottie Pippen
  34. Walter Payton: "Sweetness" was the fourth overall pick in the 1975 NFL Draft
  35. Frank Thomas: "The Big Hurt" was a two time AL MVP while playing for the White Sox
  36. Randy Wells
  37. Bobby Thigpen
  38. Carlos Zambrano
  39. Roberto Hernandez
  40. Gale Sayers
  41. Brian Piccolo: Piccolo died of cancer and was the subject of the movie "Brian's Song"
  42. Bruce Sutter
  43. Dennis Eckersley
  44. Kyle Farnsworth
  45. Bobby Jenks
  46. Ryan Dempster
  47. Dennis Lamp
  48. Rick Reuschel
  49. Carlos Marmol
  50. Mike Singletary: Singletary played 11 seasons for the Bears and is currently the Head Coach of the San Francisco 49ers
  51. Dick Butkus: Butkus had over 1000 tackles in his 9 year career
  52. Radek Smolenak
  53. Rich Hill
  54. Brian Urlacher
  55. Lance Briggs
  56. Mark Buehrle: On July 23rd 2009 Buehrle pitched a Perfect Game
  57. Olin Kreutz
  58. Wilber Marshall
  59. Rosevelt Colvin
  60. Terrence Metcalf
  61. Bill George
  62. Mark Bortz
  63. Roberto Garza: As of 2006 Garza was one of 19 Hispanic NFL players
  64. Rex Tucker
  65. Patrick Mannelly
  66. Clyde Turner
  67. Mike Gandy
  68. Anthony Oakley
  69. Fred Miller
  70. Alfonso Boone
  71. Israel Idonije
  72. William "Refrigerator" Perry: "The Fridge" often lined up in the back-field and even scored a TD in Super Bowl XX. Also he is the brother of Michael Dean Perry
  73. Kevin Dogins
  74. Chris Williams
  75. Marc Colombo
  76. John Tait
  77. Red Grange
  78. Kevin Shaffer
  79. Kurt Becker
  80. Tim Wrightman: Wrightman guest-starred along with Willie Gault & Mike Tomczak as themselves in an episode of the television show Still Standing
  81. Rashied Davis
  82. Greg Olson
  83. Willie Gault: Besides for his appearance on Still Standing, Gault has acted in other shows including The West Wing
  84. Brian Baschnagel: The Ohio State alumn played WR for the Bears for 8 years
  85. John Gilmore
  86. Marty Booker
  87. Muhsin Muhammad
  88. Patrick Kane: Kane won an Olympic Silver Medal in the 2010 Olympics representing the USA
  89. Mike Ditka: Before being coach of "Da Bears" he played TE for them
  90. Bryan Knight
  91. Tommie Harris
  92. Hunter Hillenmeyer
  93. Adewale Ogunleye
  94. Keith Traylor
  95. Richard Dent: Dent was the MVP of Super Bowl XX
  96. Alex Brown
  97. Mark Anderson
  98. Bryan Robinson
  99. Dan Hampton

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