KL Wheat’s list of sports people with bird names:

KL Wheat steps up with a list of sports people with bird names:

13) Robin Lopez- He’s scored 8.8 ppg in 12 NBA seasons

— Robin Roberts won 286 big leagues, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1976.

12) Sonny Dove— Scored 11.1 ppg in five years, for Pistons/Nets.

11) AJ Hawk— Played 11 years as an NFL LB, mostly for Green Bay

10) John Woodcock— Defensive lineman for Lions/Chargers from 1976-82

9) Eagle Day— Punter/backup QB for Redskins, 1959-60

— Ian Eagle— Does NBA, NFL games on network TV

8) Larry Bird— One of the best basketball players ever.

— Paul Byrd was 109-96 in a 14-year big league career.

— Sue Bird is one of the best-ever players in the WNBA.

7) Wayne Teal— Defensive back for the Vikings in 80’s.

6) Goose Gossage— Led league in saves three times; inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2008.

5) John David Crow— Scored 73 TD’s in 11 years with the 49ers, from 1958-68.

4) Ducky Medwick— Hit .324 for his career; was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1968.

3) Rick Partridge— Punted in the NFL for Saints, Chargers, Bills.

2) Rory Sparrow— Played for eight teams in 12 NBA seasons, scoring 9.0 ppg.

1) Renell Wren— Played on the defensive line for the Bengals last year. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

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