Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead

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Jon George
Mrs. Dvorak
College Success
December 1st 2011

Babe Ruth – The homerun king for ages was Babe Ruth. He played for the New York Yankees. In his earlier years he was a right handed pitcher in the MLB but switched to a hitter. He is now 3rd on the all time homerun list behind Hank Aaron who is second and Barry Bonds. Babe Ruth was born in Pigtown, Baltimore.

Michael Jordan – In the eyes of many people Michael Jordan was the best basketball player in the world. He played for the Chicago bulls winning 7 NBA titles. He played in minor leagues of the MLB trying to follow in his father’s foot steps. He returned to basketball shortly after trying out his baseball career. Michael Jordan was born in the rough streets of Brooklyn New York.

Lance Armstrong - Tour de France first overall finalist is know other then Lance Armstrong. Lance is a very out standing individual who has battled cancer and continually fought against it and returned to Bicycling after is recovery. Lance is a remarkable human being he is looked up to by lots of people in world for his heroic accomplishments. Lance was born in the southern sector of Dallas, Texas.

Walt Disney - was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon, and philanthropist, well-known for his influence in the field of entertainment during the 20th century. Along with his brother Roy O. Disney, he was co-founder of Walt Disney Productions, which later became one of the best-known motion picture producers in the world. Walt Disney was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Mark McGwire - For his career, McGwire averaged a home run once every 10.61 at bats, the lowest at bats per home run ratio in baseball history. In 1987, he broke the single-season home run record for rookies, with 49. In 1998, McGwire achieved national fame for their home run-hitting prowess in pursuit of Roger Maris' single season home run record; McGwire broke the record and hit 70 home runs that year. McGwire was born in Pomona, California.

Carl Louis - is an American former track and field athlete, who won 10 Olympic medals including 9 gold, and 10 World Championships medals, of which 8 were gold. His career spanned from 1979 when he first achieved a world ranking to 1996 when he last won an Olympic title and subsequently retired. Lewis became an actor and has appeared in a number of films. Lewis was born in Walnut, Kansas.

Jerry Seinfield - is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and television and film producer, known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sit com Seinfield (1989–1998), which he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David, and, in the show's final two seasons, co-executive-produced. He is considered, by many stand-up comedians, to be one of the best of all time. Jerrin was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Elvis Presley – (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is widely known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King". Elvis was born in Tuelpo, Mississippi.

Lucille Ball - (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American comedian, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film and television executive, and star of the sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy and Life With Lucy. One of the most popular and influential stars in the United States during her lifetime, with one of Hollywood's longest careers, especially on television, Ball began acting in the 1930s. Lucy was born in Jamestown, New York.

Robin Williams - is an American actor and comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork and Mindy, and later stand-up comedy work, Williams has performed in many feature films since 1980. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance...
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