Saturday Night Live just turned 40 years old, and we thought that wed celebrate along with them by sharing some of the best sports figures ever to host the show. Now, well be frank. Saturday Night Live hasnt always been great, as sometimes the cast leaves a bit to be desired. Just the same, some of these sports figures turns on the comedy variety show havent been the best either. Still, theyre all great figures in the sports world, and its been fun to see them grace Saturday Night Lives stage. So, without further ado, here are the 15 best sports figures that have hosted Saturday Night Live.
1. Derek Jeter
It was a sad day for many New York Yankees fans when Derek Jeter took his final curtain call in Yankee Stadium. These fans can cheer themselves up, though, by watching some of the classic sketches the Derek Jeter starred in when he hosted SNL. One of the best, and one many Yankees fans will remember, is a sketch in which he plays a New York woman sitting in the stands of Yankee stadium, gossiping about the various players.