the GOATs Hall of Fame

The Truly the GOATs Sports Hall of Fame is certainly among the world’s most exclusive. Nominees are drawn from over 4,000 years of history and the annals of every organized sport humans play/played.

Inductees must meet the following criteria:

  1. Excellence in two or more sports at top levels of competition or complete domination of a single sport at once-in-a-century proportions;
  2. Achievement of international or at least national fame through sports achievement; and
  3. Lasting historical status.

The inaugural class, inducted in time for the launch of the first episodes of the Truly the GOATs podcast, includes the following.

Full members
• Muhammad Ali – boxing
• Donald Bradman – cricket
• Chinois – track & field
• Cynisca – chariot racing
• Gaius Appuleius Diocles – chariot racing
• Eddie “The King” Feigner and His Court – softball
• Flamma the Gladiator – gladiator games
• Josh Gibson – baseball
• Hipposthenes – wrestling
• Bo Jackson – American football, baseball, track & field
• Michael Jordan and his Dream Team – basketball
• Angelo Mosca – Canadian football, pro wrestling
• Satchel Paige – baseball
• Pele – soccer
• Drazen Petrovic – basketball
• Philombrotus – pentathlon
• Suero de Quinones – jousting
• Raiden Temeemon – sumo
• Red Rock – rodeo
• Arvydas Sabonis – basketball
• Secretariat – horse racing
• Michael Schumacher – Formula 1
• Major Taylor – cycling
• Jim Thorpe – American football, track & field, baseball
• The unknown ballplayers of Mesoamerica – ollomo
• Ora Mae Washington – basketball, tennis
• Serena Williams – tennis
• Koca Yosuf – Turkish oil wrestling, boxing
• Babe Didrikson Zaharias – golf, track & field, basketball

Associate members
• Publius Aelius Alcandridas – track & field
• Buck Bokai – baseball
• Lane Frost – rodeo
• Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – pro wrestling, Canadian football
• Ron Turcotte – horse racing

Enjoy your visit to the GOATs Hall of Fame!

–written by Os Davis

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