When Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Wayne Gretzky, Jack Nicklaus or Jim Brown's names come up, adjectives of greatness will be thrown around. Unparalleled...matchless...the greatest of all time.
The phrase, "The man, the myth and the legend," may even be added.
The players on this list aren't comparable to Ruth, Jordan and Ali, but that phrase is still usable. These players' legendary statuses are myths.
I guarantee there are going to be players we disagree on. If so, tell me which player on this list is a legitimate legend.
Here are 25 sports legends who weren't really that great: