Sports Player On A TV Show or Movie

by Sturgeonfishie - 70 cards (Last updated on Sep 30, 2022)


Sep 23, 2022 - 9:32AM

Also for Chuck Connors, TV Shows Rifleman and Branded

Jackie Robinson. himself .Movie The Jackie Robinson Story

Lou Gehrig  Movie: Rawhide

Babe Ruth, Bill Dickey, Mark Koenig, Bob Meusel themselves in ...Pride of the Yankees

Maury Wills...TV Show: Get Smart

Don Drysdale...Many ...

Leo Durocher...Many

Maris, Mantle, Ford, Berra, Howard

Jake LaMotta Movie:  The Hustler

Max Baer and Joe Walcott Movie:  The Harder They Fall 

George Armstrong, Derek Sanderson themselves ...Movie Face-Off

Jeff Carlson, Steve Carlson, Dave Hanson...Movie Slap Shot

Does Aaron Rodgers as a host of Jeopardy! count ?

Edited on: Sep 23, 2022 - 9:41AM

Sep 23, 2022 - 12:25PM

Larry Csonka; Emergency! (TV show), Midway (1976 film), Ballers (HBO series)

Sep 23, 2022 - 8:30PM

Syndegaard and Josh Donaldson were on Vikings. 

OJ Simpson was in a bunch of things, notably Naked Gun

If you want to add wrestlers into this, King Kong Bundy was on Married with Children

Vader was on Boy Meets World

Dwayne Johnson and Ken Shamrock was on That 70s Show

Sep 23, 2022 - 9:37PM

John cena is one I can think of

Edited on: Sep 23, 2022 - 9:38PM

Sep 24, 2022 - 6:17AM
Big Ray

There are a number of Dodgers playing themselves in the Mister Ed episode Leo Durocher Meets Mister Ed. Leo Durocher, Sandy Koufax, Willie Davis, John Roseboro and Bill Skowron. Mister Ed hits an inside-the-park home run against Koufax and even slides into home plate. LOL.

Sep 24, 2022 - 11:08AM
Big Ray

Boban Marjanovic played an assassin in the movie John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum. He didn't last very long.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been in numerous movies and TV shows. The movies that come to mind are Airplane! and the Bruce Lee film Game of Death.

Sep 24, 2022 - 11:11AM

James Harrison...TV Shows  Heels and S.W.A.T.

Cam Neely in movie Dumb and Dumber

Rob Blake as.himself in movie.. The Love Guru

Phil Esposito, Jim Fox, Barry Melrose as themselves in movie Mystery, Alaska

Mike Modano, Basil McRae as themselves in The Mighty Ducks

several as themselves in The Mighty Ducks 2

Paul Kariya as himself  in The Mighty Ducks 3

Jack Dempsey, Cassius Clay, Haystacks Calhoun as themselves in Movie Requiem for a Heavyweight 

Several as themselves in movie Sudden Death

Georges Laraque in movie Goon

Marty McSorley several movies

Eric Nesterenko, Peter Zezel, Steve Thomas in movie Youngblood

Vincent Lecavalier, Mike Ricci and a few other NHL'ers in movie The Rocket


Sep 24, 2022 - 4:19PM
Billy Kingsley

Shaquille O'Neal also starred in Kazaam, Steel, Blue Chips and all have cards from the movies. Has also been himself on Simpsons twice.

Anfernee Hardaway also in Blue Chips

Rick Fox in Oz (appeared naked, who else on this list can say that?) 

Entire casts of Space Jam 1 & 2

Ray Allen as Jesus Shutttleworth

Johnny Weissmuller was an Olympian who played Tarzan back in the day

Malik Sealy and another Clipper were on Diagnosis Murder

Magic Johnson, Wayne Gretzky, Jeff Gordon, Venus and Serena Williams, Andre Agassi, Michelle Kwan, Joe Namath, Yao Ming, LeBron James and more all appeared as themselves on the Simpsons.

Quite a few Chicago Blackhawks players have appeared on Chicago Fire/PD/Med 

Dale Earnhardt Sr. played himself on King of the Hill

Quite a few appeared in Speedway, Stroker Ace, Days of Thunder

Carl Edwards appeared on some hospital themed show but I don't know which one

Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr were in multiple music videos 

Sep 24, 2022 - 6:43PM

Bill Russell and Bernard King were on Miami Vice playing a father and son.

Dr J and Meadowlark Lemon were in The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh.

Kareem was in Airplane.

Anthony Edwards was in Hustle.

John Calipari was on Billions.

Rick Pitino was in Blue Chips.

It's just wrong that Tom Izzo has never gotten to voice a muppet.

How did I forget Jesse Ventura in Predator, Mike Tyson in the Hangover and Wade Boggs on Cheers?

Edited on: Sep 24, 2022 - 7:10PM

Sep 25, 2022 - 6:02AM

Reggie Jackson (Naked Gun)

Pete Vuckovich (played Haywood in Major League)

Dan Marino (Ace Ventura)

Brett Favre (There's Something About Mary)

Buck Showalter, Derek Jeter, Bernie Williams, Paul O'Neill, and Danny Tartabull all appeared as themselves on Seinfeld. 

Sep 25, 2022 - 11:11AM

Al Kashey; Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (film)

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