SportsCentury: 50 Greatest Athletes

  • 1999
  • TV Show
  • None

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.

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Season 1 Episode Guide

Babe Ruth and Michael Jordan

Season 1, Episode 49

December 26, 1999

Muhammad Ali

Season 1, Episode 48

December 24, 1999

Jim Brown

Season 1, Episode 47

December 24, 1999

Wayne Gretzky

Season 1, Episode 46

December 17, 1999

Jesse Owens

Season 1, Episode 45

December 17, 1999

Jim Thorpe

Season 1, Episode 44

December 10, 1999

Willie Mays

Season 1, Episode 43

December 10, 1999

Jack Nicklaus

Season 1, Episode 42

December 3, 1999

Babe Didrikson

Season 1, Episode 41

December 3, 1999

Joe Louis

Season 1, Episode 40

November 12, 1999

Carl Lewis

Season 1, Episode 39

November 5, 1999

Wilt Chamberlain

Season 1, Episode 38

October 29, 1999

Hank Aaron

Season 1, Episode 37

October 29, 1999

Jackie Robinson

Season 1, Episode 36

October 15, 1999

Ted Williams

Season 1, Episode 35

October 8, 1999

Magic Johnson

Season 1, Episode 34

October 8, 1999

Bill Russell

Season 1, Episode 33

October 1, 1999

Martina Navratilova

Season 1, Episode 32

September 24, 1999

Ty Cobb

Season 1, Episode 31

September 17, 1999

Gordie Howe

Season 1, Episode 30

September 3, 1999

Joe DiMaggio

Season 1, Episode 29

August 20, 1999

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Season 1, Episode 28

August 6, 1999

Sugar Ray Robinson

Season 1, Episode 27

July 30, 1999

Joe Montana

Season 1, Episode 26

July 30, 1999

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Season 1, Episode 25

July 23, 1999

Jerry Rice

Season 1, Episode 24

July 16, 1999

Red Grange

Season 1, Episode 23

July 9, 1999

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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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