Washington's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Washington's Sports Rushmore are below:

Ken Griffey, Jr. (Seattle Mariners) -
"Junior" hit 398 home runs in 11 seasons with the Mariners and was the 1997 American League MVP. He led the AL in HR four times and was a ten-time All-Star.

Steve Largent (Seattle Seahawks) -
The seven-time Pro Bowler retired as the all-time leading receiver and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Edgar Martinez (Seattle Mariners) -
Martinez Spent all 18 seasons with the Mariners and holds team records for games, hits, runs, doubles and RBIs.

Don James (Washington Huskies) -
The winningest coach in Huskies' history, James won six conference titles and the 1991 National Championship.

Other standouts

Gary Payton (Seattle Supersonics)
- 9-time All-Star with Sonics, Sonics all-time leader in games, points, steals, assists

John Stockton (Spokane, Gonzaga Bulldogs)
- NBA's all-time leader in steals and assists, Olympic gold medalist, 10-time all-star

Dave Niehaus (Seattle Mariners)
- Lead play-by-play announcer for Mariners since inaugural season, Frick Award winner

Drew Bledsoe (Ellensburg, Washington State Cougars)
- No. 1 pick in 1993 Draft, 4-time Pro Bowler, ranks 8th all-time in passing yards

Lenny Wilkens (Seattle Supersonics)
- Coached Sonics for 11 seasons, leading them to the city's only pro sports title in '79

Jim Zorn (Seattle Seahawks)
- 9 seasons with SEA, QB during inaugural years, 2nd player inducted into Ring of Honor

Fred Couples (Seattle)
- 1992 Masters Champion, 15 career PGA TOUR victories, over $20M in career TOUR earnings

Jack Sikma (Seattle Supersonics)
- 9 seasons with SEA, 7-time all-star, helped lead Sonics to 1979 NBA title

Ichiro Suzuki (Seattle Mariners)
- .331 BA in 8 seasons with Mariners; MLB-record 262 hits in 2004

Ryne Sandberg (Spokane)
- 1984 NL MVP, 10-time all-star, won 9 Gold Glove awards, member of Baseball Hall of Fame

Honorable Mention: Elgin Baylor (Seattle University), Nate McMillan (Seattle Supersonics), Randy Johnson, (Seattle Mariners), Sue Bird (Seattle Storm)