Muhammad Ali won the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Award once, in 1974.
In 2004 the whole Boston Red Sox team received the Sportsman of the Year Award.
Brett Favre did of course!
1974 - Al Kaline
1971 Lee Trevino Golf PGA Player of the Year
1977 Steve Cauthen Horse racing Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey
Tom Seaver, New York Mets pitcher.
1970 Bobby Orr Hockey NHL MVP
1964 Ken Venturi Golf U.S. Open Champion
1975 Pete Rose Baseball World Series MVP
1992 Arthur Ashe Tennis Supported humanitarian causes
2000 Tiger Woods Golf Three major championships
1962 Terry Baker College football Heisman Trophy winner
1966 Jim Ryun Track and field Mile world record
1985 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Professional basketball Playoff MVP
1986 Joe Paterno College football NCAA champion coach
1989 Greg LeMond Cycling Tour de France winner
1993 Don Shula Professional football Winningest NFL coach
1995 Cal Ripken, Jr. Baseball Consecutive games record
no, babe Ruth won the sportsman of the year award. Muhammad ali was second, Jordan third.
1968 Bill Russell Professional basketball NBA champion player-coach
1973 Jackie Stewart Auto racing Formula One World Champion