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  • TV Series | Documentary, Biography, History
ESPN SportsCentury (1999–2007)
TV Series | Documentary, Biography, History

A biography series counting down the 50 greatest North American athletes of the 20th century. It was expanded to include other athletes, personalities, and notable moments in sports history.
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Updated Jan 21, 1999

Release date (First episode)
Jan 21, 1999 (United States)

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Cast

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4,701 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Chris Fowler
Self - Host / Self / Self - Correspondent Self - Host / Self / Self - Correspondent   See fewer
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Dick Schaap
Self / Host Self / Host   See fewer
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Peter Gammons
Self / Self - Correspondent / Self - ESPN Self / Self - Correspondent / Self - ESPN   See fewer
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Frank Deford
Self / Self (sportswriter) Self / Self (sportswriter)   See fewer
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Larry Merchant
Self / Self (boxing commentator) Self / Self (boxing commentator)   See fewer
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David Halberstam
Self / Self (writer) / Self - Host Self / Self (writer) / Self - Host   See fewer
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Curt Gowdy
Self / Self - Hall of Fame broadcaster Self / Self - Hall of Fame broadcaster   See fewer
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Charley Steiner
Self / Host / Self - Host Self / Host / Self - Host   See fewer
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David Aldridge
Self / Self - Correspondent Self / Self - Correspondent   See fewer
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Chris Berman
Self / Self - Host Self / Self - Host   See fewer
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Dan Patrick
Host / Narrator / Self - Correspondent Host / Narrator / Self - Correspondent   See fewer
10
Jeremy Schaap
Self / Self - Host Self / Self - Host   See fewer
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Shirley Povich
Self / Self (sportswriter) Self / Self (sportswriter)   See fewer
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Andrea Kremer
Self / Self - Reporter Self / Self - Reporter   See fewer
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Robin Roberts
Self / Self - Correspondent Self / Self - Correspondent   See fewer
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Reggie Jackson
Self / Self - Oakland Athletics 1968-1975 Self / Self - Oakland Athletics 1968-1975   See fewer
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Jimmy Roberts
Self / Self - Correspondent Self / Self - Correspondent   See fewer
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Gerald Early
Self / Self (author) Self / Self (author)   See fewer
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Don Baylor
Self / Self - 19 year MLB veteran Self / Self - 19 year MLB veteran   See fewer
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Dick Williams
Self / Self - Athletics manager 1971-1973 Self / Self - Athletics manager 1971-1973   See fewer
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Dick Gregory
Self / Self (activist) Self / Self (activist)   See fewer
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Joe Falls
Self / Self (sportswriter) Self / Self (sportswriter)   See fewer
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Stuart Scott
Self / Self - Host / Self - Reporter Self / Self - Host / Self - Reporter   See fewer
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Bob Ley
Self / Self - Correspondent / Self - Host Self / Self - Correspondent / Self - Host   See fewer
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Charles Alexander
Self / Self (biographer) Self / Self (biographer)   See fewer
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Hank Kaplan
Self / Self (boxing historian) Self / Self (boxing historian)   See fewer
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Ed Linn
Self Self   See fewer
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Bud Lea
Self Self   See fewer
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Wade Boggs
Self / Self - 18 year MLB veteran Self / Self - 18 year MLB veteran   See fewer
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