Georgia's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:46 PM ET
ESPN

ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Georgia's Sports Rushmore are below:

Hank Aaron (Atlanta Braves) - The nine-time All-Star and Hall of Famer became MLB's all-Time home run leader on April 8, 1974.

Herschel Walker (Wrightsville, Georgia Bulldogs) - The 1982 Heisman winner led Georgia to the 1980 National Championship and was the SEC's all-time leading rusher when he turned pro.

Ty Cobb (Narrows) - The Hall of Famer finished his 24-year career as MLB's All-time hits leader.

Bobby Jones (Atlanta) - The founder of Augusta National Golf Club won seven major titles and six amateur majors.

Other standouts (even more nominees in conversation)

Steve Bartkowski (Atlanta Falcons) - No. 1 pick by Falcons in 1975 NFL draft, 2-time Pro Bowl selection

Bobby Dodd (Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets) - Winningest coach in GT history, led GT to 2 SEC championships, 31-game unbeaten streak

Vince Dooley (Georgia Bulldogs) - Led Bulldogs to 6 SEC titles and 1980 national championship

Teresa Edwards (Thomasvile, Georgia Bulldogs) - 2-time All-American; played on 4 Olympic basketball teams (3 gold medals and a bronze)

Tom Glavine (Atlanta Braves) - 2-time Cy Young winner (1991, '98), 8-time All-Star with ATL, 1995 World Series MVP

Chipper Jones (Atlanta Braves) - 6-time NL All-Star, 1999 NL MVP, 2008 NL batting champion, on '95 WS Champion team

Greg Maddux (Atlanta Braves) - 3 NL Cy Young Awards in Atlanta (1993-95), 6-time All-Star with Braves

Dale Murphy (Atlanta Braves) - 2-time NL MVP (1982 and '83), 7-time NL All-Star

Deion Sanders (Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Braves) - 3-time Pro Bowl selection; 2-time 1st-team All-Pro w/ Falcons; .533 BA in '92 WS w/ Braves)

John Smoltz (Atlanta Braves) - 8-time All-Star, 1996 Cy Young winner, 1992 NLCS MVP, ATL all-time leader in saves (154), MLB all-time leader in postseason wins (15)

Gwen Torrence (Decatur, Georgia Bulldogs) - Won 3 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal in 1992 and 1996 Olympics

Ted Turner (Raised in Savannah, Atlanta Braves) - Owned Braves, Hawks and Thrashers; Started Goodwill Games; Won 1977 America's Cup

Michael Vick (Atlanta Falcons) - 1st pick in '01 NFL draft, 3-time Pro Bowler, led Falcons to 2004 NFC championship game

Dominique Wilkins (Georgia Bulldogs, Atlanta Hawks) - Hawks all-time leader in pts, games, and PPG; 9-time All-Star, member of Basketball HoF