Benjamin Yount, Metro Networks
Springfield, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Illinois’ latest Top 200 list winner shouldn’t surprise anyone.
The folks at IllinoisTop200.com yesterday said voters picked Michael Jordan as the state’s best athlete of the bicentennial.
Chris Wills with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library said Jordan’s legacy is as strong today as it ever was.
The rest of the top five includes Dick Butkus, Walter Payton, Ernie Banks, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee.
Voters are picking the state’s most influential women this week.