Notable accomplishments by older athletes

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during a game at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport

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On Sunday, Morgan Shepherd will be racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. At 71, Shepherd will become the oldest driver to ever compete in a NASCAR event. Shepherd is not alone, there are other athletes who have gone on to accomplish big things in their “golden years.” Take a look at our list of seasoned athletes.

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