This is a collection of the most “Iconic Images” captured by Dick Druckman since 1984 when he started following his passion for shooting professional athletes in action, at some of the most special events in sporting history.
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New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera throws the last pitch ever thrown in Yankee Stadium to Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts. Roberts grounded out to first base to end the game, won by the Yankees 7-3.
New York Mets Oliver Perez throws first pitch of the last opening day at Shea Stadium against Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies won 5-2.
Great Wall of China – 2008 Beijing Olympics
Nine- time Olympic medalist Dara Torres takes off in the women’s 4×100 freestyle relay final. The USA women’s team won the silver medal, giving Dara her 10th Olympic medal in her fifth Olympic games.
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher, Cliff Lee, strikes out Red Sox second baseman, Dustin Pedroia, in the ninth inning at Citizens Bank Park for his third straight shutout 5-0. Lee gave up only 2 hits, with 2 walks and 6 strike outs. He is the first pitcher to throw three consecutive shutouts since Robin Roberts accomplished this in 1950.
New York Jets Curtis Martin scores against Seattle Seahawks
The 2007 World Series featured the National League champions Colorado Rockies (making their first World Series appearance) and American League champions Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox swept the Rockies to collect their second World Series championship in four seasons and their seventh overall; it also marked the third sweep in four years by the AL champions.
2007 Cleveland Cavaliers Le Bron James scores against the Nets
Russian Ice Skating Pairs Tastiana Totmianina and Maxim Marinin show their passion at the Free Skating Competition in Torino Italy on February 13, 2006. The Russian Pair won the Gold Medal.
Los Angeles Galaxy super star David Beckham passes ball in the last minutes of the game against the New York Red Bulls at Giants Stadium. The score ended in a 2-2 tie.
Russia Irina Slutskaya takes a disastrous fall in her attempt to win a gold medal in the women’s ice skating final in the 2006 Torino Winter Olympics, Italy on February 23, 2006. Irina won the Bronze Medal.
Trinity College Squash Team freshman Gustav Detter celebrates his victory over Princeton University senior Yasser El Halaby, arguably the best collegiate squash player in the U.S. ever. Gustav led Trinity to its 135th consecutive victory, the longest winning streak in among all colleges in the U.S. for all sports.
Apolo Anton Ohno is the short-track speedskater whose eight Winter Olympic medals are more than any other American in history. Ohno was the overall short track World Cup champion in 2001, 2003, and 2005, and in 2006 he again raced in the Olympics, winning a gold medal (at 500 meters) and two bronze (at 1000 meters and in the 5000-meter team relay) in Torino, Italy. Ohno won his first gold medal in 1500-meter short track speedskating at the 2002 Winter Olympics. (The win was controversial; Ohno moved up to first after apparent winner South Korean Kim Dong-Sung was disqualified.) Ohno also won silver in the 1000 meters at the same Olympics, held in Salt Lake City.
Lance Armstrong wins 7th Tour deFrance in 2005, American cyclist Lance Armstrong wins a record-setting seventh consecutive Tour de France and retires from the sport. After Armstrong survived testicular cancer, his rise to cycling greatness inspired cancer patients and fans around the world and significantly boosted his sport’s popularity in the United States. However, in 2012, in a dramatic fall from grace, the onetime global cycling icon was stripped of his seven Tour titles after being charged with the systematic use of performance-enhancing drugs.nsecutive Tour de France in 2005
The Boston Red Sox won the World Series for the first time since 1918, which ended the “Curse of the Bambino,” a curse that was supposed to have been inflicted on the team when Babe Ruth was sold to the Yankees in 1919.
The 2004 World Series, the 100th World Series, featured the American League (AL) champions Boston Red Sox against the National League (NL) champions St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox defeated the Cardinals by four games to none in the best-of-seven series, played at Fenway Park and Busch Memorial Stadium. The series was played from October 23—27, 2004.
U.S. softball team pitcher Lisa Fernandez throws a 65miles per hour fastball against Australia in the first inning of the final gold medal game in Athens, Greece on August 23,2004. Lisa led the U.S. to a 5-1 victory and a Gold Medal.
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