Meet the 11 pro athletes who played in a Little League World Series Championship Game

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Meet the 11 pro athletes who played in a Little League World Series Championship Game

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Meet the 11 pro athletes who played in a Little League World Series Championship Game

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Billy Hunter (NFL)

February 14, 2009; Phoenix, AZ; Player Union President Billy Hunter talks with the media prior to All-Star Saturday Night as part of 2009 NBA All-Star Weekend at US Airways Center (Photo: Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

When: 1955, Delaware Township, N.J.

When he went pro: Remember those Dos Equis (XX) beer commercials that touted being the choice of, “the most interesting man in the world”? Well, that’s Billy Hunter in sports. The former wide receiver spent a season each with the Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins before turning to a post-playing career in law, earning his law degree at Cal-Berkeley. That led to his second career — as a federal prosecutor — and third as the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the organization that negotiates on behalf of NBA players. He was ousted from that role in scandal, but held it for 17 years.

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