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TheCaterpillar
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What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Name that pops up for me is Tony Gwynn. Nobody disliked Tony Gwynn, unless he was destroying your team’s pitcher. But despite how utterly brilliant he was at the plate, I don’t think he’s a “super star”. As in, my wife would have no fricking clue who he was.

Gretzky? I was too young to really remember or care what people thought of him off the ice.

MJ, while beloved as a GOAT and competitor, isn’t a “likeable” guy at all. He’s a prick.

Sampras? Agassi? Phelps? Joe Montana? Unitas? Terrell Davis?

The homer in me wants to say Brees. I feel like he’s extremely likeable outside of football.


Bunk Moreland
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Federer.


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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
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Federer.



Meh.

Bland <> likeable.

He just hasn't stepped on toes.


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slackster
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Gretzky popped into my head.

Ken Griffey Jr.


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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Peyton Manning


TheCaterpillar
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
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Ken Griffey Jr.



Excellent one.

Maybe the best example


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SanAntoneAg
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Timmy

Dirk
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Packer
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
JJ Watt


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RedRifle
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Tom Brady. One of the nicest guys ever. He's nothing like his playing persona.


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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
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TheCaterpillar
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
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Tom Brady. One of the nicest guys ever. He's nothing like his playing persona.



This is the antithesis of what I'm looking for.

He comes off to the public as incredibly unlikeable.



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pvilleguru
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Lidstrom
Datsyuk
Zetterberg
Yzerman


GEAUX5
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Dwyane Wade
Robinson Cano
JuJu Smith-Schuster (maybe not superstar status yet but he is very likeable outside football)
Chipper Jones
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castorinho
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Messi before the sleeves


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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Image: https://usatcardswire.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/usatsi_9859006.jpg?w=400&h=400&crop=1



^^^^ maybe (one of) the only nfl players. well known as a great guy on field and off field
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Bob Sacamano
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Believe it or not, A-Rod is a good dude in real life. Met him in the Bahamas and he actually played dodge ball with my kids and nephews.


GEAUX5
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Fitz is a good one


SoFunnyItsNot
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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
Adrian Beltre seems like a good choice.


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re: What superstars are unanimously considered "likeable" on and off playing surface?
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Adrian Beltre seems like a good choice.

The one Ranger I refuse to hate


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