Which players would have the most success in other major sports?

I was wondering this because they do this in all other sports. The talk of Lebron being an NFL player, MJ playing baseball.. and so on.
SO if you were a general manager of a team in each of these sports who would you pick. These are my pick.

Soccer (Futbol) : Nadal (Relentless runner.. superb footwork and anticipation.. perfect for soccer)
Basketball : Del Potro (thought about Ivo.. but Del Potro's a little bit more coordinated and should be able to play pretty well)
American Football : Blake (make a good corner or a wide reciever with his speed)
Golf: Federer (he'll have Tiger Woods coaching him)
Baseball: Roddick (played pitcher in high school.. he would throw a heck of a fastball.)
 

Pancho G

Rookie
You sure Roddick played baseball in high school? I've read he played basketball and find it hard to believe he also had time for baseball.

For me tennis players would transfer over to baseball more then any other sport. I think they would all stand a very good chance at stardom in any infield position. You've gotta figure they could easily scoop up grounders and flag down line drives. They're hand and eye coordination makes them 300 plus hitters. I'd love to see one of them try it...
 

FredMurray

Rookie
Murray could have been a footballer.


Soccer (Futbol) : Nadal (Relentless runner.. superb footwork and anticipation.. perfect for soccer)
Ugh, for the love of god, why the hell, do Americans use that word...

Futbol is the Spanish spelling of the word football...

Unless your a native Spanish speaker, change, that damn word to football.
 

Grass_for_cows

Semi-Pro
Cedric Pioline's brother was a world-class trampoliner. So I will say Pioline could have had a superb career in the trampoline.
 

raiden031

Legend
I was wondering this because they do this in all other sports. The talk of Lebron being an NFL player, MJ playing baseball.. and so on.
SO if you were a general manager of a team in each of these sports who would you pick. These are my pick.

Soccer (Futbol) : Nadal (Relentless runner.. superb footwork and anticipation.. perfect for soccer)
Basketball : Del Potro (thought about Ivo.. but Del Potro's a little bit more coordinated and should be able to play pretty well)
American Football : Blake (make a good corner or a wide reciever with his speed)
Golf: Federer (he'll have Tiger Woods coaching him)
Baseball: Roddick (played pitcher in high school.. he would throw a heck of a fastball.)
Bolded choices I think are excellent.

How about Karlovic and Isner playing beach volleyball? They would be unstoppable.
 

fps

Legend
Monfils at whatever sport he tried.
Davydenko at Poker. He's as stone-faced as any poker player I've ever seen.
these are good ones.

federer would be good at any racquet sport- racquets, squash, badminton, amazing hand-eye. he has amazing footwork too, perhaps football would be a good sport.

rafa would be a good rugby player, a centre maybe, if he got his weight up. he has power and pace and could pass well off either hand, judging by his tennis conversion to lefty.

Djokovic slides and skids about so well, and is very flexible, I think volleyball. Maybe beach volleyball, he could retrieve on a team with Karlovic :)
 

Andres

G.O.A.T.
Murray could have been a footballer.

Ugh, for the love of god, why the hell, do Americans use that word...

Futbol is the Spanish spelling of the word football...

Unless your a native Spanish speaker, change, that damn word to football.
Then americans should stop calling it Soccer and start calling it Football. I don't even know why American football is called football at all.
 

Badger

Semi-Pro
Federer- soccer. Had great potential as a child and had to choose between soccer and tennis to take seriously.
 

deltox

Hall of Fame
Isner - Basketball
Roddick - Any american sport
Murray - Badmintom
Novak - Diving
Nadal - Swimming
JMDP - Rugby
 

Kegzz

Rookie
Then americans should stop calling it Soccer and start calling it Football. I don't even know why American football is called football at all.
Maybe you should stop complaining about Americanisms. Not everyone is going to speak like you, use the same words as you or speak the same language as you. That's life.

Sharapova: First winner of the Sharapova Catwalk Marathon. She seems to have a high interest in modeling.
 

ubermeyer

Hall of Fame
I was wondering this because they do this in all other sports. The talk of Lebron being an NFL player, MJ playing baseball.. and so on.
SO if you were a general manager of a team in each of these sports who would you pick. These are my pick.

Soccer (Futbol) : Nadal (Relentless runner.. superb footwork and anticipation.. perfect for soccer)
Basketball : Del Potro (thought about Ivo.. but Del Potro's a little bit more coordinated and should be able to play pretty well)
American Football : Blake (make a good corner or a wide reciever with his speed)
Golf: Federer (he'll have Tiger Woods coaching him)
Baseball: Roddick (played pitcher in high school.. he would throw a heck of a fastball.)
Agree with all except Blake football, and I also think that Ivo, Isner, Guccione, Monfils, and JMDP would all be good at basketball.
 

dadozen

Hall of Fame
Federer - Table tennis
Nadal - Pole vault
Murray - Cheese rolling ----> that was the best!!!
Djokovic - Figure Skating
Isner, Karlovic, Querrey - Hide and Seek
McEnroe - Name calling

:lol:
 

Andres

G.O.A.T.
Maybe you should stop complaining about Americanisms. Not everyone is going to speak like you, use the same words as you or speak the same language as you. That's life.
Me and the other 2,600 million people who call it football and not soccer

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