The 10 Best Fictional Athletes To Hit The Big Screen

Sports movies come and go, but the classics have a way of sticking around like few others can. Just as memorable are the many characters who anchor their roles to nostalgia, hilarity, or a perfect mix right in between. The finest become folk heroes, representative of an era. In uncovering some of the most legendary film stars found in sports, we’ve come up with our ten greatest fictional athletes to grace the movie screen.

Billy Hoyle (Woody Harrelson) – White Men Can’t Jump

 

Wilie Mays Hayes (Wesley Snipes) – Major League

 

Ty Webb (Chevy Chase) – Caddyshack

 

Crash Davis (Kevin Costner) – Bull Durham

 

Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) – A League of Their Own

 

Shane Falco (Keanu Reeves) – The Replacements

 

Sanka Coffie (Doug E. Doug) – Cool Runnings

 

Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford) – The Natural

 

Happy Gilmore (Adam Sandler) – Happy Gilmore

 

Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) – Rocky

 

Written by Athlete CRUSH Staff

Posted 14 August 2017

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