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The Great American Sports Atlas

Dec. 27, 2004
Dec. 27, 2004

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Dec. 27, 2004

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The Great American Sports Atlas

Which state produces the most linebackers? Which region is birthplace to the most great pitchers? Which state has the most golf courses? Which counties have produced the most Olympians? You can learn a lot by looking at our sports-obsessed nation cartographically

This is an article from the Dec. 27, 2004 issue Original Layout

The Method

All athletes have been placed, for consistency, in the states in which they were born, even if they made their marks elsewhere. (That's why Ohio gets credit for Roger Clemens and Washington for Brian Urlacher.)

COLOR PHOTOPhotograph by PETER GREGOIRE