The Five Greatest Disabled Athletes of All Time

Jeremy KaufmanSenior Analyst IMay 6, 2009

The Five Greatest Disabled Athletes of All Time

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    NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 12: Paralympic wheelchair rugby team gold medalist Nick Springer attends an event honoring Ben Stiller hosted by the Museum of the Moving Image at Cipriani 42nd Street November 12, 2008 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Gett

5) Kyle Maynard: MMA

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    HOLLYWOOD - JULY 14:  Wrestler Kyle Maynard attends the 12th Annual ESPY Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on July 14, 2004 in Hollywood, California.  This year's ESPY's will air Sunday, July 16th on ESPN beginning 9 PM EST/6 PM EST.  (Photo by Frazer Harr

4) Anthony Robles: Wrestling

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3) Natalie Du Toit: Swimming

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    BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 14: Natalie du Toit of South Africa gives the thumbs up after  winning her 5th Gold Medal in the 50m Freestyle S9 during day 8 of the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games September 14, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Duif du Toit /Ga

2) Oscar Pistorius: Track & Field

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    BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 16:  Oscar Pistorius of South Africa wins Gold with a World Record in the 400m T44 during day 10 of the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games held in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

1) Jim Abbott: Baseball

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    ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 6:  Former pitcher Jim Abbott throws out the first pitch before the American League Division Series, Game Two between the Boston Red Sox and the Anaheim Angels on October 6, 2004 at Angels Stadium at Anaheim in Anaheim, California. (