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Thursday, May 9, 2013
Fast 5: Best video game fictional athletes

By Jon Robinson

If only the Giants could sign John Dowd today. They could use another bat in the outfield.

Lil Mac
Little Mac, though 4-foot-8, packed a mean punch.
John Dowd: Replaced Barry Bonds in “MVP Baseball” due to licensing, and was every bit as lethal with the bat.

Little Mac: The “Mike Tyson's Punch Out!!” king packed a mean punch, especially for a 17-year-old kid who stands 4-foot-8.

Player 99: Who needed the real Michael Jordan when Player 99 took to the air for the “NBA Live” Bulls?

Fat Guy: The bad boy of NES “Ice Hockey,” a team of three fat guys on the ice could scuffle and slap shot their way to victory, even if they were slower than the Zamboni.

QB Eagles: The Eagles were banned from my house because of how unfair it was to play as this virtual replacement for Philadelphia quarterback Randall Cunningham in "Tecmo Super Bowl."

Each day this week, Jon Robinson is releasing his list of the Top 25 Sports Video Games Ever. Check it out here.