The Best Professional Athlete From Each U.S. State

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There’s just something exciting about discovering that one of your favorite athletes grew up in your home state. There’s a certain level of pride that comes with this realization.

With well over 300 million people in America, many of which go on to play sports professionally, there’s bound to be at least a few superstars that hail from your neck of the woods.

We’ve combed through the internet and found what we think are the greatest athletes from each state, including the District of Columbia. States represent where the athlete is most closely associated regardless of where they were born.

Click the blue button below to find out which professional athlete your state produced!