Saturday, August 23, 2014

Unhappy Endings

Some legends looked odd ending their careers in a different uniform. Besides those below, can you think of any others?
Hank Aaron as a Brewer.
Fred Belitnikoff in the CFL.
Wade Boggs as a Devil Ray.
Tim Brown as a Buccaneer.
Jose Canseco as a Devil Ray.
Bill Curry as an Oiler.
Czonka, Kiick, and Warfield as Memphis Southmen.
Eric Dickerson as a Falcon.
Tony Dorsett as a Bronco.
Julius Erving as a Hawk.
Brett Farve as a Jet and Viking (and Falcon).
Tom Glavine as a Met.
Franco Harris as a Seahawk.
Bob Horner as a Swallow.
Bo Jackson as a White Sox.
Reggie Jackson as an Angel.
Deacon Jones as a Charger.
Michael Jordan as a Wizard and Birmingham Baron.
Darrell Lamonica in the World Football League.
Vince Lombardi as a Redskin.
Ronnie Lott as a Jet.
Greg Maddux as a Padre and Dodger.
Eddie Mathews as an Astro.
Tracy McGrady playing baseball.
Archie Manning as a Viking and Oiler.
Willie Mays as a Met.
Joe Montana as a Chief.
Warren Moon as a Seahawk.
Joe Morgan as a Giant.
Randy Moss as a Titan and Patriot.
Dale Murphy as a Phillie and Rockie.
Joe Namath as a Ram.
Phil Niekro as a Yankee and Indian.
Shaq as a Cleveland Cavalier.
Tony Perez as a Red Sox.
Mike Piazza as a Marlin.
Jerry Rice as a Raider.
Pete Rose as a Phillie and Expo.
Babe Ruth as a Brave.
Deion Sanders as a Raven.
Tom Seaver as a White Sox.
OJ Simpson as a 49er.
Emmitt Smith as a Cardinal.
John Smoltz as a Red Sox and Cardinal.
Duke Snider as a Met.
Warren Spahn as a Giant.
Ken Stabler and Jim Taylor as Saints.
Johnny Unitas as a Charger.
Dominique Wilkins as a Clipper and Celtic.
Steve Young started as a Buccaneer.

Usually elite players don't move around as much. Noteable exeptions: Deion played for the Yankees, Braves, Reds, Falcons, 49ers, Cowboys, Redskins, and Ravens. Herschel played for the Generals, Cowboys (twice), Vikings, Giants, and Eagles. Shaq played for the Magic, Lakers, Heat, Suns, Celtics, and Cavs.

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