The white athlete. You see them carving on the slopes of Aspen, CO, sinking puts on the 18th green, and shotgunning beers during fraternity flag football games. But outside of the bullpen, they've become an almost ghostly afterthought in professional sports. Before you stereotype white athletes as a bunch of Shawn Bradley-types who merely exist to get dunked on, check out The 20 Greatest White Hope Moments in Sports History

Written By Sean Evans (@seanseaevans)

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