The 21 Fastest Athletes in Pro Sports

Since the dawn of sport, speed has been an advantage. These 21 pro athletes have the type of blazing speed that strikes fear into the heart of their opponents.

Delino DeShields

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Delino DeShields

Delino DeShields is another member of the MLB's young class of speed demons.

The 25-year-old Texas Rangers outfielder swiped 29 bases in 2017.

In 2015, he notched an impressive 10 triples.

His top sprint speed of 30 feet per second is currently tied for the third-fastest of any MLB player thus far this season.

He's reportedly clocked a mind-boggling 40-Yard Dash time of 4.27 seconds.

Speed runs in the DeShields family. His father, Delino DeShields Sr., stole 463 bases over his 13-season MLB career.

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