Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 2/8/12
Follow Yankees ace CC Sabathia (@CC_Sabathia) throughout the month of February as he tweets a daily tribute to an African-American athlete who made a difference ... Sabathia explains why he decided to do this: It's Feb 1... let's kick off black history month by paying tribute to the great athletes who changed their sport and the world around them ... each of them have led the way and inspired me to get to where I am today. So stay tuned I'm going to highlight a different athlete everyday this month, hit me back with your favorites and remember to use #bhm Feb. 8 The "say hey kid" had 660 HR, .302 avg, 12 gold gloves, and played for the NY Giants? #bhm Feb. 7 4.12 40 yd dash fastest ever at NFL combine, heisman winner, and only athlete to be named an all star in 2 sports #bhm Feb. 6 The only rusher in NFL history to avg over 100 yards a game...for his career #bhm Feb. 5 In honor of today's game, this athlete has 3 rings and was MVP of Super Bowl XXIII #bhm Feb. 4 Th...
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