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01-20-2013, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Long Duk Dong View Post
Oh my God, come on now. How competitive could the NHL be in Gretzky's era when many were voluntarily giving themselves cancer via cigarettes along with the usual booze and vast amounts of fornication with women that usually happens when a young athlete makes a ton of money. Not to mention the NHL didn't "integrate" Europeans for the most part until the mid 90's.

Babe Ruth doesn't count because he didn't play against black guys, had sex and drank beer?
It certainly doesn't make a strong case for him...

Plus it's baseball...certainly requires skill (one player at a time) but has anyone... ever... ran out of breath playing this sport?

How about all the great Curlers and Bowlers? No offence but are we talking about the most dominant athlete of all time?

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