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Puerto Rico's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:19 PM ET
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ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Puerto Rico's Sports Rushmore are below:

Roberto Clemente (Carolina) - He's the only Puerto Rican with 3000 hits. The Hall of Famer was the 1966 NL MVP and won 12 Gold Gloves.

Ivan Rodriguez (Manati) - The 1999 AL MVP is a 14-time All-Star with 13 Gold Gloves and a 2003 World Series.

Wilfredo Benitez - Born in the Bronx and raised in Puerto Rico, Benitez won titles in three separate divisions and finished with a record of 53-8-1.

Jose Ortiz - A member of the Puerto Rican basketball team from 1983-2004, Ortiz played in four Olympics and was the Pac-10 Player of year at Oregon State in 1987.

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