Jim Thorpe starred in the NFL, played in the MLB and also had a short stint in the NBA.
NFL: Jim Thorpe played for the Canton Bulldogs in the American Professional Football Association, which became the NFL. He played 52 NFL games.
NBA: Recently, it was learned that Jim Thorpe played pro Basketball for a team called "Jim Thorpe and His World-Famous Indians". Although they were not an NBA team, they were professionals.
Jim Thorpe played professional baseball, football, and basketball (although the basketball team was not a member of the NBA).
· Michael Irvin (football) · Monte Irvin (baseball) · Allen Iverson (basketball)
Basketball all the way brahhh
AnswerBobby Bowden - college football coa Dennis Byrd - former profession football playerVince Carter - professional basketball playerBob Christian - professional football playerRandall Cunningham - professional football playerJoe Gibbs - former professional football coachRosie Grier - former professional football playerTom Landry - former professional football coachDan Reeves - professional football coachFrank Reich - professional football playerEugene Robinson - professional football playerDeion Sanders - professional football playerMike Singletary - former professional football playerGene Stallings - former college football coachEmmitt Smith - professional football playerKurt Warner - professional football playerReggie White - former professional football playerLenny Wilkens - professional basketball coachAthletics - BasketballA.C. Green - former professional basketball playerHersey Hawkins - professional basketball playerMeadowlark Lemon - basketball player, Harlem GlobetrottersPete Maravich (1947-1988) - professional basketball playerDikembe Mutombo - professional basketball playerMark Price - former professional basketball playerDavid Robinson - professional basketball playerAthletics - BaseballBrett Butler - former baseball playerJoe Carter - baseball playerGary Carter - former baseball playerDarren Daulton - baseballDave Dravecky - baseballOrel Herschiser - professional baseball playerPaul Molitor - professional baseball playerTerry Pendleton - professional baseball playerAndy Pettitte - professional baseball playerJohn Smoltz - professional baseball playerWalt Weiss - professional baseball playerAthletics - GolfPaul Azinger - professional golferBernard Langer - professional golferTom Lehman - professional golferLarry Mize - professional golferPayne Stewart - professional golferScott Simpson - professional golferLarry Nelson - professional golferAaron Baddeley- professional golferAthletics - SkatingJanet Lynn - Olympic figure skaterShae-Lynn Bourne and Victor Kraatz - Olympic winning Figure skating dance teamRosalyn Sumners - Figure SkaterPaul Wyle - Olympic figure skaterAthletics - Track and FieldGail Devers - professional track athleteJackie Joyner-Kersee - professional track athleteEric Liddell (1902-1945) - Olympic Gold Medalist, depicted in film Chariots of FireJesse Owens (1913-1980) - professional track athleteAthletics - otherDavey Allison (1961-1993) - professional race car driverGeorge Foreman - famed professional heavyweight boxerMary Joe Fernandez - professional tennis playerJeff Gordon - professional car racerEvander Holyfield - profession boxerTodd Huston - mountain climber, motivational speaker, amputeeMary Lou Retton - former gymnastics athlete, Olympic Gold MedalistJesse Romero - world chamption kick boxerSheila Taormina - Olympic medalist, swimmingPetty family - NASCAR professional race car driversBrian Sumner- Professional SkateboarderJamie Thomas- Professional SkateboarderChristian Hosoi- Professional Skateboarder
Some of kinds jobs would include being a football player, basketball player or baseball player. You could also be more in management.
He's the only athlete to be drafted by three major sports (baseball, football and basketball).
Deon Sanders as well as Bo Jackson
Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe (1888-1953) was an American athlete who played three professional sports - football, baseball and basketball.Professional BaseballJim Thorpe played for the New York Giants, the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Braves.Professional FootballJim Thorpe played for the Canton Bulldogs in the American Professional Football Association, which later became the NFL.Professional BasketballJim Thorpe played pro basketball for a team called "Jim Thorpe and His World-Famous Indians." They were not an NBA team, but they were a professional team.OlympicsIn addition, Jim Thorpe also won Olympic Gold Medals in the Pentathlon and the Decathlon.
· Jack Dempsey (boxing) · James "Catfish" Hunter (baseball) · James Palmer (baseball) · James Worthy (basketball) · Jerry West (basketball) · Jersey Joe Walcott (boxer) · Jerry Lucas (basketball) · Jerry Rice (football) · Jesse Owens (athlete) · Jim Brown (football) · Jim Kelly (football) · Jim Thorpe (athlete) · Jimmy Connors (tennis) · Joe DiMaggio (baseball) · Joe Lewis (boxing) · John Elway (football) · John McEnroe (tennis) · John Riggins (football) · John P. "Honus" Wagner (baseball) · Johnny Bench (baseball) · Johnny Unites (football) · Julius Erving (basketball) · LeBron James (basketball) · Jimmie Johnson (racecar driver) · Magic Johnson (basketball) · Michael Jordan (basketball) · Florence Griffith Joyner (track athlete) · Sonny Jurgensen (football)
Ucla at the school he was a four letter athlete baseball. Basketball. Football. Track
· O.J. Simpson (football) · Oscar De La Hoya (boxer) · Oscar Robertson (basketball) · Otto Graham (football) · Merlin Olsen (football) · Shaquille O'Neal (basketball) · Bobby Orr (hockey) · Mel Ott (baseball) · Jesse Owens (athlete)
Yes Bo Jackson Pro football and Pro baseball
Jackie Robinson was an all around athlete while in school, playing basketball, football, baseball, and track.
· Moses Malone (basketball) · Archie Manning (football) · Eli Manning (football) · Peyton Manning (football) · Mickey Mantle (baseball) · Willie Mays (baseball) · John McEnroe (tennis) · Vernon Earl Monroe (basketball) · Stan Musial (baseball)
Hakeem Olajuwon was a professional basketball player.
In addition to playing major league baseball, Robinson was a star athlete in baseball, football, basketball and track at Pasadena Junior College and UCLA.
what do you have to do to become a professional athlete
Lou Gehrig was a baseball player. Bob Griese is a former professional football player.
depends on what sport they play. Football has a salary cap so football players on average make less unless they are a high profile athlete. Baseball and Football how ever have no salary cap so they can "buy" which ever plays they want thus making the average in those sports higher than football or hockey or basketball. speificy a sport and it will make this question alot easier In other words alot.
50 football and 50 basketball players
Jim Thorpe is an athlete that was born on May 28, 1888. Jim played football, baseball, and basketball. He also won several gold medals in the 1912 Olympics.
By stretching, working out, and eating healthy. I would know, I am a boxer, baseball player, football player, and basketball player.
first, It depends on how the athlete plays. but sports wise between basketball and football basketball has a higher balance. Average basketball player $29,000,000 depending on deal. Football players average is 20,000,000 again depending on the deal the player has with the team he is playing in. side note:did you know baseball is the highest paid sport.
· Magic Johnson (basketball) · Marcus Allen (football) · Maria Sharapova (tennis) · Mark Spitz (Olympic swim champion) · Marshall Faulk (football) · Martina Navratilova (tennis) · Meadowlark Lemon (basketball - Harlem Globetrotters) · Mel Ott (baseball) · Merlin Olsen (football) · Michael Jordan (basketball) · Michael Phelps (Olympic gold medal swimmer) · Michael Vick (football) · Muhammad Ali (boxer) · Moses Malone (basketball) · Archie Manning (football) · Eli Manning (football) · Peyton Manning (football) · Mickey Mantle (baseball) · Willie Mays (baseball) · John McEnroe (tennis) · Art Monk (football) · Vernon Earl Monroe (basketball) · Stan Musial (baseball)