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Athletes in Politics

This is a list of former professional athletes who made the jump to politics after their careers. Some off these former all-stars played major roles on and off the court impacting their communities and country in many ways. This comprehensive list included the current mayor of Sacramento and former NBA star Kevin Johnson. Another notable athlete who is now a politician is Princeton standout and former Knickerbocker and Senator Bill Bradley. Rounding out the top ten athletes who are now politicians is Republican Lynn Swann who is running for governor of Pennsylvania.
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    Jesse Ventura

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    Richard Petty

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