So far there have been 11 NHL players who've been born in Missouri. The first was Landon Wilson, from St Louis, who played 1996-2009.
All NFL teams carry 53 players on their roster of which 45 can dress for a game.
Since 1871, 75,933 major leaguers have been born in the US,
There have been many great players in Raiders history. Perhaps the best was quarterback Ken Stabler, who was a consistently clutch quarterback in his years in Oakland.
According to Baseball Almanac, as of the start of the 2007 season 223 former and current MLB players had been born in Puerto Rico. Click on the 'MLB Players born in Puerto Rico' link on this page to see a list of those players.
None, not one NHL player has been born in South Carolina.
20 players have been in trouble
There has been many of NFL players that have died in the last twenty years, but only one is listed as dying from cancer. In 2000, Oakland Raiders, Eric Turner died from stomach cancer.