Greatest sports speech?

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Babe_Ruth, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    There's a lot of great speeches in sports, which one would be your favorite?

    For me it's the Farewell speech of Lou Gehrig and it's not even close. It brings me chills everytime I listen to it. It was 70 years ago yesterday that he delivered this speech at Yankee Stadium.

    YouTube - Lou Gehrig's speech

  2. Obsessiforge

    Obsessiforge - Diderot Reborn -

    you know, when I saw the thread title that speech is what immediately came to mind. I don't think anything else really compares.
  3. CaptainObvious

    CaptainObvious Son of Liberty V.I.P.

    Yeah, I agree. When I saw this thread that's the speech I thought of when I saw this thread. I can't think of a better sports speech.
  4. Wade8813

    Wade8813 Registered Member

    Ditto for me. It was pretty much the only one that sprung to mind.
  5. Doc

    Doc Trust me, I'm The Doctor. V.I.P.

    Lou's speech was timeless.

    Didn't Ali make an amazing speech later on in his life?

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