David Letterman is hanging it up Wednesday after 33 years of late-night television. And now, in honor of that milestone, here are the Top 10 Sports Things We Ever Saw on David Letterman’s Shows.

10. Joe Niekro revels in his cheating.

9. Anytime Marv Albert was on with bloopers (126 times, to be exact).

8. Billy Martin and George Steinbrenner!

7. Ben Roethlisberger loses his beard

6. Bill Murray and Regis Philbin kick field goals.

5. That time when Larry Bird and Magic Johnson were on.

4. Will Ferrell bids Dave farewell (as Harry Caray).

3. Buddy Biancalana gets his 15 minutes.

2. Anytime athletes did the Top 10.

1. He made Bill Belichick more uncomfortable than any sportswriter ever.


Artie Donovan was always a good guest.

Andy Kaufman vs. Jerry Lawler.

And here’s a very young Michael Jordan.