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Greatest Sports Legends is a sports anthology series on the lives and careers of noted athletes. First aired in 1972, the series was produced with 10 new episodes per year nestled amongst 42 reruns. 207 episodes were produced, with athlete hosts including Michael Jordan and Reggie Jackson interviewing the featured athlete. The series won one Emmy award out of three nominations.
After production, the series continued to air in reruns. In 2012, it was announced that Steve Rotfeld Productions would offer one-hour editions.As of 2015, the series airs sporadically on the cable network Decades.