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LAS VEGAS - MAY 05: Floyd Mayweather Jr. (M) celebrates his split decision victory against Oscar De La Hoya with two members of his camp after their WBC super welterweight championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 5, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

During the Afternoon show Tyrone, Jenn, and Connor played a fun game with listeners. The “GOAT” draft.  The criteria is simple. Pick a team compiled of the “Greatest of All Time.” The listeners got the first pick in the draft so we will start off with the listener list. Be on the look out tomorrow (Tuesday) when we unveil the shows GOAT squad!

The Afternoon Show’s Greatest of All Time List

Here are who the listeners chose.

  • 1) Lebron James

    Lebron James was chosen by Dave in Center City.

    Lebron is arguably the greatest basketball player of all time so he is pretty deserving of this selection.

  • 2) Kobe Bryant

    Kobe was chosen by Jerry in East Norriton.

    Kobe is not only one of the best players from this area, but with 5 championships hes in the GOAT conversation.

  • 3) Deion Sanders

    Deion Sanders was chosen by Raquon in Philly.

    Deion is one of the best athletes to ever live. A Pro-Bowl level corner and then went pro in baseball as well.

  • 4) Jim Thorpe

    Jim Thorpe was chosen by Marty in Harrisburg.

    What a BUST OUT! And a GREAT pick. Thorpe dominated EVERY sport he played. Most think of the town when they hear his name but the athlete was a tour de force.

  • 5) Serena Williams

    Serena Williams was chosen by Steve in West Chester.

    Serena is the greatest female tennis player EVER. And if you want to make the case that she is the greatest tennis player ever (male of female) you wont hear many people argue with you.

  • Arnold Palmer

    Arnold Palmer was chosen by Stacey in Philly.

    Before Tiger Woods, there was Arnold Palmer. Its not just a deliciously refreshing drink! Palmer has a case for being the best golfer to ever live.

  • 7) Bo Jackson

    Bo Jackson was chosen by Greg in Bethlehem.

    Vincent “Bo” Jackson was the first overall pick in the NFL. He then was a 4th round pick by the Royals and he would have been drafted higher but teams believed he wouldnt play and would focus on football. He didnt. This is a guy who’s “summer job” was playing in the NFL. Bo Knows!

  • 8) Derek Jeter

    Derek Jeter was chosen by Chuck in the North East.

    “The Captain” was the leader of the Yankees dynasty. Unbelievable plays and a legacy that was capped off with his 3000 hit being a home run. An All-Time great for sure!

  • 9) Sandy Koufax

    Sandy Koufax was chosen by Lee in West Philly.

    Sandy Koufax was not just the ace of the Dodgers, he was the ACE of Major League Baseball for a good portion of his career. 50+ years after he last pitched he is still a legend.

  • 10) Simone Biles

    Simone Biles was chosen by Sheryl in New Jersey.

    4 Olympic Gold Medals. 19 first place finishes at the World Championships. The greatest Olympic Athlete to ever don the stars and stripes?

  • 11) Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods was chosen by Al in the North East.

    Tiger Woods brought a lot of eyes to the sport of golf. Many consider him the greatest golfer EVER. Surprising he lasted until pick 21.

  • 12) Hank Aaron

    Hank Aaron was chosen by Harry in PA.

    The true home run king. A legendary figure. The greatest homerun hitter ever?

  • 13) Floyd Mayweather

    Floyd Mayweather was chosen by slick rick in West Philly.

    Floyd is undefeated. 49-0. Beating some of the best to ever do it and making them look bad. You could certainly make the argument he is the best boxer of all time.

  • 14) Jesse Owens

    Jesse Owens was chosen by Muhammed on the cell.

    Jesse Owens is arguably the greatest track and field star to ever live. Going to the 1936 Olympics and dominating in front of Hitler. That is certainly GOAT status.

  • 15) Allen Iverson

    Allen Iverson was chosen by Dread in Norristown

    Flowing with talent, but also one of the toughest athlete to ever lace them up. At pick 30 its not a horrible selection at all.

  • 16) Zydrunas Savickas

    Zydrunas Savickas was chosen by Dan in Norristown.

    If I have to google the name he is probably not deserving. But there is always someone who wants to be SO different and Dan in Norristown certainly nailed it….

  • 17) Mike Tyson

    Mike Tyson was chosen by Miles in Overbrook.

    Mike Tyson earned his nickname of “The Baddest Man on the Planet.” In terms of power punchers, hes got GOAT status for sure.

  • 18) Larry Bird

    Larry Bird was chosen by Don on the cell. 

    The “Hick from French Lick” is in the conversation for top 10 player of all time. No one argues with Larry Bird going 36th overall.

  • 19) Sugar Ray Leonard

    Sugar Ray Leonard was chosen by Ron in Levittown.

    Sugar Ray was such a tactician. 40-3 in his career through 5 different weight classes.

  • 20) Dale Earnhardt

    Dale Earnhardt was chosen by Mike in Cape May Courthouse. 

    Dale Earnhardt is arguably the best NASCAR driver ever. And he may have cemented that title had he not tragically died in 2001