Countdown to No. 1: The Top 175 Maryland athletes in Baltimore Sun history – Nos. 40-26
To celebrate the 175th anniversary of The Baltimore Sun, reporter Mike Klingaman has compiled a list of the top 175 athletes who were either born or raised in the state of Maryland, or who competed here for at least three years. The athletes are ranked based on their performance, their impact on sports and their lasting resonance with fans. Coaches and managers are not included. Every Friday, we'll reveal 15 members of the Top 175. Here are Nos. 40 through 26. FAN'S CHOICE POLL: Who are the top athletes in Sun history?