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The Most Influential Sports Figures You Forgot About

By Laura Depta On February - 11 - 2015

Marvin Miller was one of the most influential people in baseball, but have you heard of him?

We remember impactful athletes like Jackie Robinson and Muhammad Ali, but what about Charlie Sifford? In fact, sometimes the most influential people in sports aren’t athletes at all but executives, doctors or union heads.

Here are 15 of those people who changed the face of sports. Maybe you forgot about them, or maybe you never knew about them at all. Or maybe you’re a sports history genius and this is all old news to you.

Regardless, enjoy.

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