20 Athletes Who Will Never Reach Their Potential

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20 Athletes Who Will Never Reach Their Potential
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Potential. It’s such a strange concept. 

We see a good athlete with an excellent skill set and we automatically assume he’s capable of greatness. We assume he should and will be one of "The Greatest Ever" someday. And what is it based on? Speculation? Gut feeling? 

Determining an athlete’s potential certainly isn’t based on fact. How do we know that an athlete who had one great season isn’t someone who exceeded his potential?

Instead, we see an athlete who only had one great season as a failure. We see him as someone who did not, and will not, live up to his potential for 400 great seasons. 

Some athletes have what it takes to be some of the best. Here are the ones who have what it takes but will never quite get there.

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