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Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'
Date:8/3/2009

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports icons and philanthropy champions will be spotlighted when they gather at the 24(th) Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner on Tuesday, October 6, at New York's Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in the famed Grand Ballroom. Bob Costas will host the prominent annual event which benefits The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, a nonprofit organization that serves as the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, the world's most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center.

The 2009 Great Sports Legends include:

  • Troy Aikman - Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame quarterback. Highlights include three-time Super Bowl Champion and 1993 MVP, six-times selected to the Pro Bowl, All-Pro, College Hall of Fame inductee; current sportscaster for the Fox network; co-owner of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing team.
  • Clyde Drexler -Ten-time NBA All-Star and member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and 50 Greatest NBA Players of all time; former shooting guard for the Portland Trailblazers and Houston Rockets; 1992 Olympic gold medal winner; current commentator for the Rockets.
  • Mike Piazza - Former catcher for the New York Mets, LA Dodgers considered the best hitting catcher of all time; twelve-time All-star; career record holder for home runs by a catcher; ten-time Silver Slugger Award winner and NL Rookie of the Year winner in 1993.
  • Ivan Lendl - Considered one of the greatest professional tennis players of all time with ten Grand Slam singles titles and 144 career tournament titles.
  • Rusty Wallace - Former NASCAR Premier Series champion, NASCAR Nationwide Series car owner; 55-time race winner (eighth best all-time career total, seventh best in NASCAR modern era); recently, ESPN and ABC Sports broadcaster.
  • Brett Hull - Kn
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SOURCE The Miami Project/The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
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