Didn't See That Coming: The 20 Most Unexpected Heroes In Sports History

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Didn't See That Coming: The 20 Most Unexpected Heroes In Sports History

Sports fans worldwide come home each and every day from a long day of work, plant their rear end down on the couch, and tune in to ESPN, so they can watch "experts" predict the unpredictable.

Everything about sports is unpredictable.

For every Michael Jordan there's a Robert Horry, and for every David Ortiz there's an Aaron Boone.

In fact, if there's one thing we can expect from sports, it's the unexpected.

However, there are times when the word unexpected greatly surpasses it's dictionary definition. When men who's names sound foreign to even the most educated sports fans, become immortal.

This list is a tribute to 20 of those men who gave unexpected a whole new meaning.

Without further ado, I give you the 20 most unheralded heroes in the history of sports.

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