ESPY's Best Breakthrough Athlete

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Missing: Mo'ne Davis (2015)

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14

0

ESPN

TV Network

52.48% (106 of 202 votes)

8

1993

Gary Sheffield

Baseball Player

63.16% (12 of 19 votes)

21

1994

Mike Piazza

Baseball Player

4.35% (1 of 23 votes)

24

1995

Jeff Bagwell

Baseball Player

0% (0 of 2 votes)

27

1996

Hideo Nomo

Baseball Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

13

1997

Tiger Woods

Golfer

53.85% (56 of 104 votes)

25

1998

Nomar Garciaparra

Baseball Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

16

1999

Randy Moss

Football Player

40.0% (2 of 5 votes)

18

2000

Kurt Warner

Football Player

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

26

2001

Daunte Culpepper

Football Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

4

2002

Tom Brady

Football Player

69.84% (873 of 1250 votes)

11

2003

Alfonso Soriano

Baseball Player

56.25% (117 of 208 votes)

12

2004

LeBron James

Basketball Player

54.26% (439 of 809 votes)

7

2005

Dwyane Wade

Basketball Player

66.67% (6 of 9 votes)

6

2006

Chris Paul

Basketball Player

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

22

2007

Devin Hester

Football Player

0% (0 of 2 votes)

2

2008

Adrian L. Peterson

Football Player

80.95% (17 of 21 votes)

23

2009

Matt Ryan

Football Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

15

2010

Chris Johnson

Football Player

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

3

2011

Blake Griffin

Basketball Player

71.43% (5 of 7 votes)

10

2012

Jeremy Lin

Basketball Player

56.82% (50 of 88 votes)

9

2013

Colin Kaepernick

Football Player

62.86% (726 of 1155 votes)

20

2014

Richard Sherman

Football Player

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

1

2016

Jake Arrieta

Baseball Player

100% (2 of 2 votes)

17

2017

Dak Prescott

Football Player

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)

19

2018

Donovan Mitchell

Basketball Player

14.29% (1 of 7 votes)

5

2019

Saquon Barkley

Football Player

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

28

2021

LaMelo Ball

Basketball Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)