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Joey Chestnut wins fourth title in row

Originally Published: July 4, 2010
By Thomas Neumann | Page 2

Michael Jordan. Wayne Gretzky. Lance Armstrong. Michael Phelps.

Joey Chestnut.

It probably seems insane to mention a hot dog eating champion in the same breath as four of the most dominant athletes in history.

Indeed, that would be insane ... because Chestnut supplanted the man who belongs in that group.

Before Chestnut came along, Takeru Kobayashi owned the sport of competitive eating. (Incidentally, anything televised on ESPN must be a sport ...

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