The 1970’s are one of the greatest decades in sports history, from Hank Aaron breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record to the Super Bowl dominance by the Steelers.
Those were just some of top sports storylines of the decade, but there were plenty more standout performances across the wide world of sports.
That begs the question: who are the greatest athletes of the 1970’s?
We looked back through history to identify some of the top athletes to compete in their respective sports throughout the decade. Let’s take a look at who came out on top.