In the wake of Bill Russell’s passing, my current favorite sportswriter Joe Posnanski riffed in a blog about who would be on a Mt. Rushmore of American Sports? He also considered one for the city of Boston.
Russell he observed was a given for both.
Like Top 10/100/Whatever lists, such an endeavor by default always generates disagreements.
It’s why we do them, right? We all need something to disagree on, or so I’d observe.
So, as it happens I’ll steal another’s idea. Because Joe’s conjecture got me to thinking what Louisville sports figure’s faces would be carved on such an elevation? (I guess you could do one for U of L too , but that only came to mind right now as I compose.)
So here goes nothing. Well, something actually. If just to pass the time until the fall sports season kicks off.
I’m so very sure you shall free to disagree with one or some of my selections.
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