"Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body."
Five-time NBA MVP
"It's all about the attitude, gut, heart and determination to go out and give 120 percent every time, to try and help the team win."
Two-sport professional athlete [baseball, football]
"I demand more of myself than anyone else could ever expect."
Appeared in 11 NBA All-Star games, earning game MVP twice
"Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back. Play for her."
Scored 149 career goals, more than any other female soccer player in the world
"I could have played another year, but I would have been playing for the money, and baseball deserves better than that."
Third and first baseman for the Kansas City Royals, 1973-1993; all-time team leader in every offensive category except stolen bases
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