Originally Posted by MrIncredible
For whats it's worth I think Bradman is the greatest Batsman of all time but not the greatest sportsman. Simple reason being that in the case of Tiger Woods for example he has won 3 times at every major, Jordan was as effective a defensive player as he was an offensive player. Bradman was by miles the greatest batsman but he didnt master all facets of cricket. Cricket is not and has never been all about batsmen.
Bit harsh, I reckon. Mastering all or most facets of golf/basketball would surely be far easier than mastering all aspects of cricket in terms of the physicality involved (would have to be a gun fielder to meet the criteria too).