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New York's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:14 PM ET
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ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on New York's Sports Rushmore are below:

Babe Ruth (New York Yankees) - Baseball's greatest slugger hit 714 home runs and was the charter member of the Baseball Hall of Fame (1936).

Joe Namath (New York Jets) - The Pro Football Hall of Famer led the Jets to upset of Colts in Super Bowl III.

Jackie Robinson (Brooklyn Dodgers) - The Hall of Famer broke MLB's color barrier, which began the process of integration in the sport, in 1947.

Jim Brown (Manhasset, Syracuse Orange) - The All-American in football and lacrosse, rushed for 12,000-plus yards in NFL career.

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