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Athletes in Politics

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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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    Bill Bradley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Bill Bradley age 72

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    Kevin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Kevin Johnson age 49

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Arnold Schwarzenegger age 68

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    Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Jesse Ventura

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    Dave Bing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Dave Bing age 72

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    Died at 74 (1935-2009)

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    Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Lynn Swann age 63

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    Died at 76 (1930-2006)

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    Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Walter Johnson Died at 57 (1942-1999)

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    Died at 81 (1925-2006)

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    Died at 84 (1930-2014)

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    Judy Martz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Judy Martz age 72

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    Died at 68 (1910-1978)

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    Died at 86 (1884-1970)

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    Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Walter Johnson Died at 59 (1887-1946)

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    Died at 85 (1917-2002)

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    Died at 66 (1879-1945)

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    Greg Skrepenak is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Greg Skrepenak age 45

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    Died at 69 (1930-1999)

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    Died at 83 (1863-1946)

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    Died at 76 (1922-1998)

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    Died at 81 (1933-2014)

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    Gary Tuttle

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    Jay Riemersma age 42

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    Bobby Richardson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Athletes in Politics

    Bobby Richardson age 80

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    Died at 81 (1913-1994)

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    Walker Ancker

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