Season 1, Episode 2 O.J. Simpson

First Aired: January 29, 1999

Athlete No. 49: running back O.J. Simpson. Winner of the 1968 Heisman trophy at USC, Simpson was the first NFL player to rush for more than 2000 yards in a season and finished with over 11,000 rushing yards in his career.

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  • Premiered: January 22, 1999
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: An Emmy- and Peabody-winning series profiling the 20th century's greatest sports figures. Among them: Babe Ruth, Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Jim Thorpe and Jim Brown. (more)

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