How good are you at deciphering visual sports puzzles? Instagram user @lessonsinsport renders stark graphics that hint at legendary sports figures (like the image to the left which composites Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with Charlotte Hornets guard Muggsy Bogues).
See if you can figure out each athlete portrayed in the following images… the answers are listed at the end of the post. Then be sure to check out Lessons In Sports for an ever growing collection of the minimalist artworks.
LESSON ONE: ROYALTY
LESSON TWO: ATTIRE
LESSON THREE: SELF CONTROL
LESSON FOUR: SHORTS
LESSON FIVE: CHAIR ARRANGEMENT
LESSON SIX: PLAY DIAGRAMMING
Lesson One: Detroit Tigers’ triple-crown winner Miguel Cabrera; Lesson Two: Chicago Bears sweater-wearing coach Mike Ditka; Lesson Three: Racquet-breaking tennis pro John McEnroe; Lesson Four: Utah Jazz guard John Stockton’s short shorts; Lesson Five: Indiana Hoosiers coach Bobby Knight’s chair toss; Lesson Six: Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders.