Massachusetts's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:58 PM ET

ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Massachusett's Sports Rushmore are below:

Ted Williams (Boston Red Sox) - Teddy Ballgame was the last player to have a batting average over .400. The Hall of Famer won two Triple Crowns and two AL MVP awards.

Bobby Orr (Boston Bruins) - The Hall of Famer is the only defenseman to lead the NHL in scoring.

Tom Brady (New England Patriots) - The three-time Super Bowl winner and two-time Super Bowl MVP threw 50 touchdown passes in 2007 to set the NFL's single-season record.

Red Auerbach (Boston Celtics) - Auerbach and his iconic cigar were part of the Celtics' organization for 57 years. He coached the Celtics to nine NBA titles and also added another seven NBA titles in his role as Boston's GM and team president.

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