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36 Old Games Starring Pro Athletes That Somehow Got Made

Before Madden, there were these.

1. Slam City with Scottie Pippen (1994)

2. Lee Trevino’s Fighting Golf (1988)

3. Pete Rose Baseball (1988)

4. Dick Vitale’s “Awesome Baby” College Hoops (1994)

5. Richard Petty’s Talladega (1985)

6. Bruce Jenner’s World Class Decathlon (1996)

7. Greg Norman’s Golf Power (1992)

8. Frank Thomas’ Big Hurt Baseball (1995)

9. Pat Riley Basketball (1990)

10. Andre Agassi Tennis (1992)

11. Barkley Shut up and Jam! (1994)

12. David Beckham Soccer (2002)

13. Mike Piazza’s Strike Zone (1998)

14. Michelle Kwan Figure Skating (1999)

15. Bill Laimbeer’s Combat Basketball

16. George Foreman’s KO Boxing (1992)

17. Coach K College Basketball (1995)

18. Fred Couples Golf (1993)

19. John Elway’s Quarterback (1987)

20. Jeff Gordon XS Racing (1999)

21. Wayne Gretzky’s 3D Hockey (1996)

22. Earl Weaver Baseball (1987)

23. One on One: Dr. J vs. Larry Bird (1983)

24. Jennifer Capriati Tennis (1992)

25. David Robinson’s Supreme Court

26. Al Unser Jr.’s Road to the Top (1994)

27. Pete Sampras Tennis (1994)

28. BIll Walsh College Football (1994)

29. Muhammad Ali Heavyweight Boxing (1992)

30. Bo Jackson Baseball (1992)

31. Jordan vs. Bird: One on One (1988)

32. Nolan Ryan’s Baseball (1992)

33. Magic Johnson’s Fast Break (1988)

34. Major League Baseball Featuring Ken Griffey, Jr. (1998)

35. Pele’s Soccer (1980)

And last, but definitively NOT least:

36. Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! (1987)

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Joe Bernstein is a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Bernstein reports on and writes about the gaming industry and web culture.
Contact Joseph Bernstein at joe.bernstein@buzzfeed.com.
 
 
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