In honor of Fathers Day, dads whose children became accomplished athletes in different sports:
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3 Fred McGriff played for seven major-league clubs and hit 493 home runs. His son, Erick, is a wide receiver for the Kansas Jayhawks.
4 Steve Patrick was a lineman during one of the greatest eras of the CFL’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers. His sons, James and Steve Jr., are both former NHLers who spent time with the Rangers.
7 Gary Spani was a linebacker for the Chiefs for nine seasons. His daughter, Taber, is a guard on the Tennessee basketball team.
12. Kyle Rote played 11 seasons for the New York Football Giants. Kyle Rote Jr. led the NASL in scoring in 1973 and is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.