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View Poll Results: CW Sporting Hall of Fame Ballot. Vote for 2

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  • Colin Meads

    4 9.52%
  • Diego Maradona

    3 7.14%
  • Babe Ruth

    6 14.29%
  • Steve Davis

    1 2.38%
  • Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali

    14 33.33%
  • Pele

    18 42.86%
  • Tiger Woods

    9 21.43%
  • Ayrton Senna

    1 2.38%
  • Andrew Johns

    4 9.52%
  • Jesse Owens

    2 4.76%
  • John Surtees

    2 4.76%
  • Shane Gould

    2 4.76%
  • Michael Jordan

    7 16.67%
  • Rod Laver

    8 19.05%
  • Phil Taylor

    1 2.38%
  • Pete Rose

    1 2.38%
  • Ron Barassi

    4 9.52%
  • Lance Armstrong

    7 16.67%
  • Chad Fletcher

    2 4.76%
  • Michael Schumacher

    2 4.76%
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    CW Sporting Hall of Fame 1st Ballot

    Vote for two.

    The nominees:

    Colin Meads (Rugby Union)
    Career 1955 – 1973
    • 55 Tests for New Zealand, 7 tries
    • International Rugby Hall of Fame member
    • New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame member
    • Named New Zealand’s Player of the Century



    Diego Maradona (Association Football)
    Career 1976 – 1997
    • 91 games for Argentina, 34 goals
    • World Cup winner 1986
    • Golden Ball for Best Player of the World Cup 1986
    • FIFA Internet Player of the Century



    Babe Ruth (Baseball)
    Career 1914 – 1935
    • 714 career home runs
    • World Series winner 1915, 1916, 1918, 1923, 1927, 1928, 1932
    • Major League Baseball All-Star game 1933, 1934
    • First player ever to hit 30, 40, 50 and 60 home runs in a season
    • Only player to hit 3 home runs twice in a World Series game (1926 & 1928)
    • Baseball Hall of Fame member



    Steve Davis (Snooker)
    Career 1978 – present
    • World Champion 1981, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989
    • Masters Champion 1982, 1988, 1997
    • 28 ranking tournament victories
    • 45 non-ranking tournament victories
    • First man to score a century onboard a submerged submarine


    Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali (Boxing)
    Professional Career 1960 – 1981
    • 61 professional fights, 56 wins (37 by KO), 5 losses
    • three-time World Heavyweight Champion
    • Olympic gold medallist 1960 - Light-Heavyweight
    • International Boxing Hall of Fame member



    Pelé (Association Football)
    Career 1956 – 1977
    • 92 games for Brazil, 77 goals
    • Reputed 1281 goals in 1363 matches (including friendlies)
    • World Cup winner 1958, 1962, 1970
    • FIFA Footballer of the Century
    • International Olympic Committee Athlete of the Century
    • Appeared in adverts for Viagra



    Tiger Woods (Golf)
    Career 1996 – present
    • 13 Major Championship victories – Masters 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005; U.S Open 2000, 2002; Open Championship 2000, 2005, 2006; PGA 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007
    • 82 professional wins
    • U.S. Ryder Cup team 1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006. Winner 1999
    • U.S. Presidents Cup team 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007. Winner 2000, 2005
    • Current World No. 1
    • Holds records for most consecutive weeks as World No. 1 - 264



    Ayrton Senna (Motorsport)
    Career 1984 – 1994
    • 162 races, 41 wins, 80 podium finishes, 65 pole positions
    • 610 career points
    • Formula One World Drivers' Champion 1988, 1990, 1991
    • International Motorsports Hall of Fame member



    Andrew Johns (Rugby League)
    Career 1993 – 2007
    • Highest points scorer in Australian first grade premiership history - 2,176 points in 249 games
    • 21 Tests for Australia
    • 23 State of Origin games for New South Wales, 96 points
    • NRL Premiership winner 1997, 2001
    • Dally M winner (for best player in the NRL) 1998, 1999, 2002
    • Golden Boot winner (for best player in the world) 1999, 2001



    Jesse Owens (Athletics)
    • Olympic Gold medallist 1936 – 100m, 200m, 4 x 100m relay, long jump
    • On 25th May 1935, set 3 world records (long jump, 220 yards, 220 yards low hurdles) and tied another (100 yards)



    John Surtees (Motorsport)
    Motorcycling Career 1952 – 1960
    • 49 Grands Prix, 38 wins
    • World Champion – 350cc 1958, 1959, 1960; 500cc 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960
    Formula 1 Career 1960 – 1972
    • 113 races, 6 wins, 24 podium finishes, 8 pole positions
    • 180 career points
    • Formula One World Drivers' Champion 1964
    • Only person to have won World Championships in motorcycle racing and car racing
    • International Motorsports Hall of Fame member



    Shane Gould (Swimming)
    • Olympic gold medallist 1972 – 200m individual medley, 200m freestyle, 400m freestyle
    • Olympic silver medallist 1972 – 800m freestyle
    • Olympic bronze medallist 1972 – 100m freestyle
    • Only person, male or female, to hold every world freestyle record from 100m to 1500m simultaneously
    • First female swimmer ever to win three Olympic gold medals in world record time
    • Australian of the Year 1972
    • Retired in 1972, aged 16



    Michael Jordan (Basketball)
    Career 1984 – 1993, 1995 – 1998, 2001 – 2003
    • 1,251 games, 38,279 points
    • NBA champion 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998
    • NBA Defensive Player of the Year 1988
    • NBA MVP 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1998
    • NBA Finals MVP 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998
    • NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team 1997
    • 14 time All-Star



    Rod Laver (Tennis)
    Career 1956 – 1979
    • 392 wins 99 losses
    • 11 Grand Slams – Australian Open 1960, 1962, 1969; French Open 1962, 1969; Wimbledon 1961, 1962, 1968, 1969; U.S. Open 1962, 1969
    • 39 Career titles
    • International Tennis Hall of Fame member
    • Only player in tennis history to have twice won all four Grand Slam singles titles



    Phil “The Power” Taylor (Darts)
    Career 1988 – present
    • 4 BDO Titles
    • 62 PDC Titles
    • BDO World Champion 1990, 1992
    • PDC World Champion 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006



    Pete Rose (Baseball)
    Career 1963 – 1986
    • World Series winner 1975, 1976, 1980
    • Most career appearances – 3,562
    • Most career hits – 4,256
    • Most career runs by a switch hitter – 2,165
    • 1973 National League MVP
    • 17 All-Star appearances



    Ron Barassi (Australian Rules Football)
    Career 1953 – 1969
    • 253 games, 330 goals
    • Premiership player1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1964
    • All Australian 1956, 1958, 1961

    Coaching Career 1965 – 1995
    • Premiership coach 1968, 1970, 1975, 1977
    • Australian Football Hall of Fame
    • Sport Australia Hall of Fame
    • VFL-AFL Italian Team of the Century (coach)


    Lance Armstrong (Cycling)
    Career 1990 – 2005
    • Tour de France winner 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
    • World Cycling Champion 1993
    • Olympic bronze medallist 2000 – Men’s time trial



    Chad Fletcher (Australian Rules Football)
    Career 1999 – present
    • 151 games, 68 goals
    • Premiership player 2006
    • Represented Australian in International Rules Series 2003
    • All-Australian 2004



    Michael Schumacher (Motorsport)
    Career 1991 – 2006
    • 250 races, 91 wins, 154 podium finishes, 68 pole positions
    • 1,369 Career points
    • Formula One World Drivers' Champion 1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
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    Has to be Ali. Went for him and Pele.
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    Surtees. Because unlike everyone else on the list, he's been a world champion in two sports instead of just one.
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    Others to be considered -

    Jonah Lomu , Michael Lynagh, John Eales, Wayne Buck Shelford - Rugby Union

    Bjorn Borg, John Mcenroe , Pete Sampras, Roger Federer - Tennis

    Carl Lewis - Athletics

    Ian Thorpe - Swimming

    Mal Meninga , Wally Lewis - Rugby League

    John Dipiadimenico (Dipper) , Dermot Brereton, Tony Lockett - AFL

    Jack Nicklaus , Gary Player, Arnold Palmer ,Sam Snead - Golf

    Sir Don Bradman, Vivian Richards, Jack Hobbs - Cricket
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    Quote Originally Posted by JASON View Post
    Others to be considered -

    Jonah Lomu , Michael Lynagh, John Eales, Wayne Buck Shelford - Rugby Union

    Bjorn Borg, John Mcenroe , Pete Sampras, Roger Federer - Tennis

    Carl Lewis - Athletics

    Ian Thorpe - Swimming

    Mal Meninga , Wally Lewis - Rugby League

    John Dipiadimenico (Dipper) , Dermot Brereton, Tony Lockett - AFL

    Jack Nicklaus , Gary Player, Arnold Palmer ,Sam Snead - Golf

    Sir Don Bradman, Vivian Richards, Jack Hobbs - Cricket
    We decided not to include cricket.

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    Maradona & Owens. Slash all other votes.
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