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Top ten golf players

Top ten golf players

Top ten golf players

Although the sport is five centuries old, golf popularity is increasing more than ever. The countries with most players and therefore most golf courses include New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States, Sweden, and England. The most important golf competitions for professional golfers are: the Masters Tournament, the U.S. Open, the Open Championship and the PGA Championship.

United States is one of the countries with the most amateur golf players counting more than 25 million players. The number of professional golfers is also impressive and is clear why the charts are dominated by US players. (more…)

Top ten baseball players of all time

Top ten baseball players of all time

Top ten baseball players of all time

Baseball is among the top five most popular sports worldwide. The long history of baseball in United States is full of legendary players that set numerous records and influenced the game irremediably. The top ten baseball player of all time in ascending order are:

Stan Musial – nickname “Stan the Man”, professional career 1941-1963, lifetime batting average .331, 24 All Star games, three MVP awards;

Christy Mathewson – nickname “big Six”, professional career 1900-1916, 373 career wins, earned run average 2.13, World Series champion; (more…)

Top ten hockey players

Top ten hockey players

Top ten hockey players

Wayne Gretzky – born in 1961 played as centre from 1978 to 1999. Entered the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1999. He wasn’t an athletic player but thanks to his intelligence and ability to read and predict the game he was called “Einstein of Hockey”.

Mario Lemieux – born in 1965, played for Pittsburgh Penguins as a forward for 17th seasons, between 1984 and 2006. He is the only person ever to win the Stanly Cup as player(1991 and 1992) and as owner(2009 as owner of Pittsburgh Penguins). (more…)

Top ten soccer players – Part 2

Top ten soccer players – Part 2

Top ten soccer players – Part 2

In the first part of this top ten we already went through some great names of soccer. As mentioned before the ten players of this top are all equally valuable for the history of football so they are ordered in chronological order.

As main selection criteria we used individual achievements, titles won with the team and the entire football career.

The most recent top soccer players that delighted us with their extraordinary skills include: (more…)

Top ten soccer players – Part 1

Top ten soccer players – Part 1

Top ten soccer players – Part 1

Undoubtedly soccer is the most popular sport on the planet. Each World Cup Final sets a new record of audience with hundreds of millions of people watching it live on television. Throughout the one hundred years recorded history of soccer, many players were noted as exceptional all of them becoming representative personalities of this sport.

Choosing only ten top soccer players its quite hard, but each one has a special place in the history of soccer. Any top ten of all time football players is submitted to subjectivity and the most difficult part is to establish a correct order so we will use only chronological order. (more…)