Top Ten Best Athlete Role Models

All these players support and show sportsmanship to many people. Some athletes people might not agree on.

The Top Ten

1 Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson Jack Roosevelt Robinson was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era.

Jackie influenced many players and young players I'm nothing but good ways. He had it hard being a African American baseball player and he inspired many people of all races. He's a legend. - Sabbath

2 Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao is a Filipino professional boxer and politician, currently serving as a Senator of the Philippines. He currently ranks #4 in BoxRec's ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time.

Pacquiao is very humble. He donates money to support his country and he shows sportsman ship as well. He's also the best fighter of all time in his weight class. He's the most brave fighter out there. - Sabbath

3 Larry Bird Larry Bird Larry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Bird is a 3x champ, 1x ROTY, 1x Finals MVP, 3x 3PT Contest winner, all with the Boston Celtics. (1979-1992)

This man was one master of shooting and he inspired players and kids to never give up on their dreams of becoming a NBA star. - Sabbath

4 Ken Griffey Jr. Ken Griffey Jr.

He's one fantastic ball player and I'll never forget when a young kid was dying of cancer and he said all he wanted to do before he died was meet Ken Griffey Jr. Griffey is a good person - Sabbath

5 Harry kalas

He was a announcer but he brought nothing but positivity to the game and everyone wanted to be around him. - Sabbath

6 Thurman Thomas
7 Jim Kelly Jim Kelly James Edward Kelly is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for eleven seasons and spent the entirety of his NFL career with the Buffalo Bills.
8 Fred Jackson
9 Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.
10 Darren Daulton

The Contenders

11 Micheal Jordan

He tops everyone on this list especially Larry bird

12 Derek Jeter Derek Jeter Derek Sanderson Jeter is an American former professional baseball shortstop, current businessman and baseball executive who is the chief executive officer and part owner of the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball.
13 Aaron Rodgers Aaron Rodgers Aaron Charles Rodgers is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

Was even picked for the "Best Mannered Celebrities" list of 2013.

14 Brett Farve
15 David Robinson David Robinson David Maurice Robinson is an American former professional basketball player, who played center for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association for his entire career.

Went to 4 years of college, and honored his obligation to serve 2 years in the military before entering pro ball. One of the most intelligent NBA players ever.

16 Usain Bolt Usain Bolt Usain St. Leo Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. Regarded as the fastest person ever timed, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time measurements became mandatory in 1977. Along with his teammates, he also set the world record in the 4×100 metres more.
17 Mahendra Singh Dhoni
18 Tim Tebow Tim Tebow Timothy Richard Tebow is an American professional baseball outfielder in the New York Mets organization and a former professional American football player in the National Football League.

Tim Tebow is a Christian that continues to honor God in the NFL; its rare to find athletes that still act like Christians as they become professional athletes.

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