In the last few years it seems as if the many of the best athletes are offspring of other outstanding athletes. Bobby and Brett Hull from the unprecedented father-son combination of both being in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Ken Griffey Sr. and Gordie Howe were both able to play professionally with their sons and Archie, Payton and Eli Manning are all among the best quarterbacks in their franchise’s histories.
Producing an offspring has always been a key in determining who will be a great thoroughbred. Will this become the future of professional athletics and become how scouts determine which athletes will succeed?
Here is a list that will definitely indicate that genes play an important part in the development of the most successful athletes.