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Published: July 30, 2018 at 04:54 p.m.
Updated: July 30, 2018 at 08:05 p.m.

Best Photos of Deion Sanders

Take a look at Hall of Famer Deion Sanders' 14 year career as a cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, and Baltimore Ravens. The 2x Super Bowl champ, (XXIX, XXX) also played MLB and is the only man to hit a homerun in the MLB and score a touchdown in the NFL in the same week, and play in both a Super Bowl and a World Series.

33 Photos Total

  • Florida State's Deion Sanders, left, reacts as he sits with television reporter Andrea Kremer, at his agent's suburban home in Winnetka, Ill., on April 23, 1989.   Sanders was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round of  the NFL draft.  Sanders, a two-time All-American cornerback at FSU, was the fifth player selected in the first round. 33

    David Banks/Associated Press

    1989 NFL Draft - April 23, 1989

    Florida State's Deion Sanders, left, reacts as he sits with television reporter Andrea Kremer, at his agent's suburban home in Winnetka, Ill., on April 23, 1989. Sanders was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round of the NFL draft. Sanders, a two-time All-American cornerback at FSU, was the fifth player selected in the first round.

  • Florida State's Deion Sanders listens on the phone as he waits for the announcement April 23, 1989 of his selection in the upcoming NFL draft at the Winnetka, Illinois home of his agent.   Sanders was selected by the Atlanta Falcons. 32

    David Banks/Associated Press

    1989 NFL Draft - April 23, 1989

    Florida State's Deion Sanders listens on the phone as he waits for the announcement April 23, 1989 of his selection in the upcoming NFL draft at the Winnetka, Illinois home of his agent. Sanders was selected by the Atlanta Falcons.

  • New York Yankees rookie centerfielder Deion Sanders makes a diving attempt but can't snag a fly ball hit by the Seattle Mariners Mickey Brantley in the second inning at Yankee Stadium in New York on Wednesday, May 31, 1989. Brantley doubled on the drive. 31

    Ron Frehm/Associated Press

    Yankees Mariners - May 31, 1989

    New York Yankees rookie centerfielder Deion Sanders makes a diving attempt but can't snag a fly ball hit by the Seattle Mariners Mickey Brantley in the second inning at Yankee Stadium in New York on Wednesday, May 31, 1989. Brantley doubled on the drive.

  • San Francisco 49ers vs Atlanta Falcons at Candlestick Park Sunday, September 23, 1990.  49ers beat Falcons 19-13.  49er wide receiver Mike Wilson (85) attempts to strip ball from Falcon defensive back Deion Sanders (21) during run back. 30

    Al Golub/Associated Press

    Falcons 49ers - September 23, 1990

    San Francisco 49ers vs Atlanta Falcons at Candlestick Park Sunday, September 23, 1990. 49ers beat Falcons 19-13. 49er wide receiver Mike Wilson (85) attempts to strip ball from Falcon defensive back Deion Sanders (21) during run back.

  • Atlanta Braves non-rooster outfield Deion Sanders, right, shares a light moment with teammate Ron Gant in West Palm Beach, March 3, 1991. Sanders, who is a defensive back for the Atlanta Falcons, is attempting to become the first player in 30 years to play two sports in the same city. 29

    Richard Drew/Associated Press

    Braves - March 3, 1991

    Atlanta Braves non-rooster outfield Deion Sanders, right, shares a light moment with teammate Ron Gant in West Palm Beach, March 3, 1991. Sanders, who is a defensive back for the Atlanta Falcons, is attempting to become the first player in 30 years to play two sports in the same city.

  • Atlanta Falcons cornerback Deion Sanders (21) runs upfield in the rain against the Washington Redskins Jan 4, 1992 in an NFL football divisional playoff game. 28

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    Falcons Redskins - January 4, 1992

    Atlanta Falcons cornerback Deion Sanders (21) runs upfield in the rain against the Washington Redskins Jan 4, 1992 in an NFL football divisional playoff game.

  • Atlanta Braves Deion Sanders yells as he beats a pickoff attempt form Montreal Expos pitcher Dennis Martinez to first baseman Greg Colbrunn in the third inning at Atlanta on Wednesday, August 26, 1992. 27

    John Dickerson/Associated Press

    Braves Expos - August 26, 1992

    Atlanta Braves Deion Sanders yells as he beats a pickoff attempt form Montreal Expos pitcher Dennis Martinez to first baseman Greg Colbrunn in the third inning at Atlanta on Wednesday, August 26, 1992.

  • Deion Sanders of the Atlanta Braves, center, leaves Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, to rejoin the Atlanta Falcons for an NFL game, on Oct. 10, 1992. Sanders struck out in a pinch hit at-bat in the Braves, 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fourth game of the National Leagues Championship series. 26

    Doug Mills/Associated Press

    Braves - October 10, 1992

    Deion Sanders of the Atlanta Braves, center, leaves Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, to rejoin the Atlanta Falcons for an NFL game, on Oct. 10, 1992. Sanders struck out in a pinch hit at-bat in the Braves, 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fourth game of the National Leagues Championship series.

  • Deion Sanders, wearing shorts despite temperatures in the 50s, leaves a helicopter on Sunday, Oct. 11, 1992, on his way to Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium for the Atlanta Braves' game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Sanders flew to a Pittsburgh Airport from Miami where he had taken part in the NFL game between the Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins. Sanders took a helicopter from the airport to a television station's landing pad near the stadium. 25

    Chaz Pall/Associated Press

    Falcons Dolphins - October 11, 1992

    Deion Sanders, wearing shorts despite temperatures in the 50s, leaves a helicopter on Sunday, Oct. 11, 1992, on his way to Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium for the Atlanta Braves' game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Sanders flew to a Pittsburgh Airport from Miami where he had taken part in the NFL game between the Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins. Sanders took a helicopter from the airport to a television station's landing pad near the stadium.

  • In this April 20, 1994, file photo, Atlanta Braves Deion Sanders hits a two-run single during the Braves 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals during a baseball game in Atlanta.  Florida State's Jameis Winston will become the sixth Heisman winner to play college baseball after winning the award and the first since Bo Jackson in 1986. Sanders said his advice to Winston has been “letting him know, stay right. Don’t take the left, just stay right.” 24

    John Bazemore/Associated Press

    Braves Cardinals - April 20, 1994

    In this April 20, 1994, file photo, Atlanta Braves Deion Sanders hits a two-run single during the Braves 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals during a baseball game in Atlanta. Florida State's Jameis Winston will become the sixth Heisman winner to play college baseball after winning the award and the first since Bo Jackson in 1986. Sanders said his advice to Winston has been “letting him know, stay right. Don’t take the left, just stay right.”

  • San Francisco 49ers defensive back Deion Sanders (21) intercepts a pass intended for Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Alvin Harper (80) during an NFL game, Sunday, Nov. 13, 1994 in San Francisco. The 49ers won the game, 21 to 14. 23

    Greg Trott/Associated Press

    49ers Cowboys - November 13, 1994

    San Francisco 49ers defensive back Deion Sanders (21) intercepts a pass intended for Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Alvin Harper (80) during an NFL game, Sunday, Nov. 13, 1994 in San Francisco. The 49ers won the game, 21 to 14.

  • San Francisco 49ers defensive back Deion Sanders (21) intercepts a pass intended for Denver Broncos wide receiver Anthony Miller (83) during an NFL game, Sunday, Dec. 17, 1994 in San Francisco. The 49ers won the game, 42 to 19. 22

    Greg Trott/Associated Press

    49ers Broncos - December 17, 1994

    San Francisco 49ers defensive back Deion Sanders (21) intercepts a pass intended for Denver Broncos wide receiver Anthony Miller (83) during an NFL game, Sunday, Dec. 17, 1994 in San Francisco. The 49ers won the game, 42 to 19.

  • Deion Sanders acknowledges the crowd, Sunday, Jan. 15, 1995, as his San Francisco 49ers' defeated the Dallas Cowboys, 38-28, to win the NFC Championship. 21

    Paul Sakuma/Associated Press

    49ers Cowboys - January 15, 1995

    Deion Sanders acknowledges the crowd, Sunday, Jan. 15, 1995, as his San Francisco 49ers' defeated the Dallas Cowboys, 38-28, to win the NFC Championship.

  • San Francisco Giants' Deion Sanders is safe back on first on a pickoff attempt as Chicago Cubs first baseman Mark Grace (17) covers during the third inning on Sunday, Sept. 10, 1995 in Chicago. 20

    Fred Jewell/Associated Press

    Giants Cubs - September 10, 1995

    San Francisco Giants' Deion Sanders is safe back on first on a pickoff attempt as Chicago Cubs first baseman Mark Grace (17) covers during the third inning on Sunday, Sept. 10, 1995 in Chicago.

  • In this Nov. 12, 1995, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' Jerry Rice (80) and Dallas Cowboys defender Deion Sanders, right, battle in the first  quarter of an NFL football game in Irving, Texas. The Rice-Sanders rivalry is just one of several moves the NFL is using to try to rekindle interest in the Pro Bowl, set for Sunday in Hawaii. The NFL greats Deion will start the process of selecting Pro Bowl teams in the All-Star game's new format in which the two conferences no longer play each other. 19

    Eric Gay/Associated Press

    49ers Cowboys - November 12, 1995

    In this Nov. 12, 1995, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' Jerry Rice (80) and Dallas Cowboys defender Deion Sanders, right, battle in the first quarter of an NFL football game in Irving, Texas. The Rice-Sanders rivalry is just one of several moves the NFL is using to try to rekindle interest in the Pro Bowl, set for Sunday in Hawaii. The NFL greats Deion will start the process of selecting Pro Bowl teams in the All-Star game's new format in which the two conferences no longer play each other.

  • Dallas Cowboys cornerback Deion Sanders flaunts the ball after an interception in the first quarter against the Oakland Raiders at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif.  Sunday,  Nov. 19, 1995. 18

    Susan Ragan/Associated Press

    Cowboys Raiders - November 19, 1995

    Dallas Cowboys cornerback Deion Sanders flaunts the ball after an interception in the first quarter against the Oakland Raiders at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, Nov. 19, 1995.

  • Dallas Cowboys defensive back Deion Sanders (21) intercepts a pass intended for Oakland Raiders wide receiver Raghib Ismail (86) during an NFL game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 1995 in Oakland. The Cowboys won the game, 34-21. 17

    Greg Trott/Associated Press

    Cowboys Raiders - November 19, 1995

    Dallas Cowboys defensive back Deion Sanders (21) intercepts a pass intended for Oakland Raiders wide receiver Raghib Ismail (86) during an NFL game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 1995 in Oakland. The Cowboys won the game, 34-21.

  • Dallas Cowboys players Kevin Williams (85) and Michael Irvin (88) celebrate with teammate Deion Sanders (21) after Sanders scored a touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles in Irving, Texas, Sunday, Jan. 7, 1996. It was Sanders' first touchdown for the Cowboys this season. 16

    David Phillip/Associated Press

    Cowboys Eagles - January 7, 1996

    Dallas Cowboys players Kevin Williams (85) and Michael Irvin (88) celebrate with teammate Deion Sanders (21) after Sanders scored a touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles in Irving, Texas, Sunday, Jan. 7, 1996. It was Sanders' first touchdown for the Cowboys this season.

  • Dallas Cowboys cornerback Deion Sanders holds the Vince Lombardi trophy aloft after the Cowboys beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17 in Super Bowl XXX in Tempe, Arizona, Jan. 28, 1996. 15

    Ed Reinke/Associated Press

    Super Bowl XXX - January 28, 1996

    Dallas Cowboys cornerback Deion Sanders holds the Vince Lombardi trophy aloft after the Cowboys beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17 in Super Bowl XXX in Tempe, Arizona, Jan. 28, 1996.

  • Cincinnati Reds centerfielder Deion Sanders crashes into the wall after making a catch to retire Braves batter Tony Graffanino during the fourth inning in Atlanta Wednesday April 16, 1997. The Braves defeated the Reds 7-1. 14

    John Bazemore/Associated Press

    Reds Braves - April 16, 1997

    Cincinnati Reds centerfielder Deion Sanders crashes into the wall after making a catch to retire Braves batter Tony Graffanino during the fourth inning in Atlanta Wednesday April 16, 1997. The Braves defeated the Reds 7-1.

  • Dallas Cowboys punt returner Deion Sanders (21) celebrates his 83-yard punt return against the Chicago Bears in the third quarter Sunday, Sept. 28, 1997, in Irving, Texas.  At right is Bears' Harper LeBel (88). 13

    Eric Gay/Associated Press

    Cowboys Bears - September 28, 1997

    Dallas Cowboys punt returner Deion Sanders (21) celebrates his 83-yard punt return against the Chicago Bears in the third quarter Sunday, Sept. 28, 1997, in Irving, Texas. At right is Bears' Harper LeBel (88).

  • San Francisco 49ers vs. Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park Sunday, November 2, 1997.  49ers beat Cowboys  17-10.  Dallas Cowboys defensive back Deion Sanders (21). 12

    Al Golub/Associated Press

    49ers Cowboys - November 2, 1997

    San Francisco 49ers vs. Dallas Cowboys at Candlestick Park Sunday, November 2, 1997. 49ers beat Cowboys 17-10. Dallas Cowboys defensive back Deion Sanders (21).

  • Dallas Cowboys' Deion Sanders plays to the crowd after his 59-yard punt return for a touchdown in the second quarter against the New York Giants Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Sanders scored two touchdowns in the Cowboys 31-7 victory. 11

    John Greilick/Associated Press

    Cowboys Giants - September 21, 1998

    Dallas Cowboys' Deion Sanders plays to the crowd after his 59-yard punt return for a touchdown in the second quarter against the New York Giants Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Sanders scored two touchdowns in the Cowboys 31-7 victory.

  • Dallas Cowboys' Deion Sanders celebrates after intercepting a pass from New York Giants quarterback Danny Kanell and returning 71-yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The Cowboys won 31-7. 10

    Bill Kostroun/Associated Press

    Cowboys Giants - September 21, 1998

    Dallas Cowboys' Deion Sanders celebrates after intercepting a pass from New York Giants quarterback Danny Kanell and returning 71-yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The Cowboys won 31-7.

  • Dallas Cowboys' Deion Sanders (21) celebrates after returning a punt 69 yards for a touchdown during second quarter action against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 2, 1998. 9

    Rusty Kennedy/Associated Press

    Cowboys Eagles - November 2, 1998

    Dallas Cowboys' Deion Sanders (21) celebrates after returning a punt 69 yards for a touchdown during second quarter action against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 2, 1998.

  • New York Giants Chris Calloway (80) is tackled by Dallas Cowboys cornerback Deion Sanders (21) after picking up 20-yards on a pass play in the fourth quarter Sunday afternoon, Nov. 8, 1998 in Irving, Texas. Dallas won, 16-6. 8

    Tim Sharp/Associated Press

    Cowboys Giants - November 8, 1998

    New York Giants Chris Calloway (80) is tackled by Dallas Cowboys cornerback Deion Sanders (21) after picking up 20-yards on a pass play in the fourth quarter Sunday afternoon, Nov. 8, 1998 in Irving, Texas. Dallas won, 16-6.

  • Dallas Cowboys' Deion Sanders celebrates after an interception against Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino during the second quarter Thursday, Nov. 25, 1999, in Irving, Texas. 7

    LM Otero/Associated Press

    Cowboys Dolphins - November 25, 1999

    Dallas Cowboys' Deion Sanders celebrates after an interception against Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino during the second quarter Thursday, Nov. 25, 1999, in Irving, Texas.

  • Baltimore Ravens cornerback Deion Sanders (37) intercepts a pass intended for Buffalo Bills wide receiver Lee Evans, left, in the fourth quarter Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, in Baltimore. The interception was quarterback Drew Bledsoe's third and Sanders second on the day. The Ravens won, 20-6. 6

    Chris Gardner/Associated Press

    Ravens Bills - October 24, 2004

    Baltimore Ravens cornerback Deion Sanders (37) intercepts a pass intended for Buffalo Bills wide receiver Lee Evans, left, in the fourth quarter Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, in Baltimore. The interception was quarterback Drew Bledsoe's third and Sanders second on the day. The Ravens won, 20-6.

  • NFL Network announcer Deion Sanders is on the sidelines during the game between the Green Bay Packers against the Dallas Cowboys at Texas Stadium on November 29, 2007 in Irving Texas. The Cowboys defeated the Packers 37-27. 5

    Scott Boehm/Associated Press

    Packers Cowboys - November 29, 2007

    NFL Network announcer Deion Sanders is on the sidelines during the game between the Green Bay Packers against the Dallas Cowboys at Texas Stadium on November 29, 2007 in Irving Texas. The Cowboys defeated the Packers 37-27.

  • Former Atlanta Falcons player Deion Sanders walks out to the field during a halftime ceremony at an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Atlanta Falcons, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 in Atlanta. Sanders was inducted into the Falcons' ring of honor. 4

    David Goldman/Associated Press

    Falcons Ravens - November 11, 2010

    Former Atlanta Falcons player Deion Sanders walks out to the field during a halftime ceremony at an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Atlanta Falcons, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 in Atlanta. Sanders was inducted into the Falcons' ring of honor.

  • Deion Sanders puts a bandana on his bust at the 2011 Football Hall of Fame ceremony in Canton, Ohio on August 6, 2011 3

    Ben Liebenberg/Associated Press

    Hall of Fame - August 6, 2011

    Deion Sanders puts a bandana on his bust at the 2011 Football Hall of Fame ceremony in Canton, Ohio on August 6, 2011

  • NFL Network's Rich Eisen stretches with Deion Sanders, dressed as "Leon Sandcastle," prior to running the 40-yard dash during the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 in Indianapolis. 2

    Ben Liebenberg/NFL

    NFL Scouting Combine - February 25, 2013

    NFL Network's Rich Eisen stretches with Deion Sanders, dressed as "Leon Sandcastle," prior to running the 40-yard dash during the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 in Indianapolis.

  • Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders poses for a photo during the 7th Annual NFL Honors awards show on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 in Minneapolis. 1

    Ben Liebenberg/NFL

    7th Annual NFL Honors - February 3, 2018

    Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders poses for a photo during the 7th Annual NFL Honors awards show on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 in Minneapolis.