California's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

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

Tiger Woods (Cypress; Stanford) -
The 14-time Major winner is also the PGA TOUR's all-time money winner.

John Wooden (UCLA) -
Wooden won 10 National Championships at UCLA.

Magic Johnson (LA Lakers) -
The Hall of Famer won three NBA MVPs, three NBA Finals MVPs, and was the NBA All-Star MVP twice.

Jackie Robinson (Pasadena; UCLA) -
The Hall of Famer lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track while at UCLA. He broke the MLB color barrier and was the 1949 NL MVP.

Other standouts (even more nominees in conversation)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (UCLA, LA Lakers)
- 3-time National Champ at UCLA, All-time leading scorer in NBA, 6 NBA MVP

Marcus Allen (San Diego; USC; LA/Oakland Raiders)
- 6-time Pro-Bowler, won Heisman at USC, 10th all-time in rush yds

Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants)
- Won 5 of his 7 MVPs in SF, Career and single-season HR record holder

Don Drysdale (LA Dodgers)
- 2nd on Dodgers all-time in W, GS, IP, and K, HoF in 1984

Tony Gwynn (Los Angeles; San Diego Padres)
- 2007 Hall of Fame inductee; Won 8 NL batting titles; Current SDSU baseball coach

Chick Hearn (LA Lakers)
- Announced 3,338 consecutive Lakers games from 1965-2001; Inducted into Basketball HoF

Reggie Jackson (Oakland Athletics, California Angels)
- 1973 AL MVP, member of 3 straight A's World Series titles

Jackee Joyner-Kersee (UCLA)
- Won 3 Olympic gold medals; Voted by SI as greatest female athlete of the 20th century

Billie Jean King (Long Beach, CSULA)
- 12 Grand Slam singles titles; Won Battle of Sexes; Founder of WTA & World Team Tennis

Rafer Johnson (Kingsburg, UCLA)
- 1958 SI Sportsman of Year; Starter on '59-60 UCLA basketball team; Gold medal in decathlon at '60 Olympics; carried torch at 1984 Olympic Opening Ceremonies

Sandy Koufax (LA Dodgers)
- 3-time Cy Young Award winner, 1963 NL MVP, Threw 4 no-hitters, HoF in 1972

Tommy Lasorda (LA Dodgers)
- 2-time NL Manager of the year, Won 3 World Series titles; HoF in 1997

Willie Mays (San Francisco Giants)
- 1965 NL MVP in SF (won another in '52 while in NY), led Giants to 1962 World Series

Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers)
- Led 49ers to 4 Super Bowl titles, 2-time NFL MVP

Shaquille O'Neal (LA Lakers)
- Won 3 of his 4 NBA Titles with Lakers; 27.0 PPG in eight seasons there

Jerry Rice (SF 49ers, Oakland Raiders)
- 13-time Pro-Bowler, 10-time 1st-team All-Pro, Super Bowl XXIII MVP

Frank Robinson (Oakland; San Francisco Giants)
The 1961 NL and 1966 AL MVP won the 1966 & 1970 World Series with the Baltimore Orioles.

Bill Russell (Oakland; University of San Francisco)
- led USF to 2 National Championships, 5-time NBA MVP; 11 NBA titles with Celtics

Pete Sampras (Palos Verdes)
- Won 14 Grand Slam men's singles tennis titles (7 Wimbledon, 5 US Open, 2 Australian)

Vin Scully (LA Dodgers)
- Announced Dodgers since 1950; California Sportscaster of the Year 28 times

Mark Spitz (Modesto, Santa Clara High School)
- 7 gold medals in 1972 Olympics; 9 overall

Bill Walsh (San Francisco 49ers; Stanford Cardinal)
- Led 49ers to 3 Super Bowl titles, creator of "West Coast" offense

Jerry West (LA Lakers)
- 17.0 PPG in 14 seasons with Lakers; Won 7 NBA titles in Lakers front office

Serena Williams (Compton)
- 18 Grand Slam titles (9 singles, 7 doubles, 2 mixed); 2 Olympic doubles gold medals

Venus Williams (Compton)
- 16 Grand Slam titles (7 singles, 7 doubles, 2 mixed); 3 Olympic golds (2 doubles)

Steve Young (San Francisco 49ers)
- 2-time NFL MVP, NFL record 6 TD passes in Super Bowl XXIX win