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Ben Blatt put together this chart for Slate that shows where current pro athletes were born in America. NHL players tend to come from the Northeast and NFL players are concentrated in the South; New York produces a higher proportion of NBA than NFL players, and California is a hotbed for baseball talent.

Head on over to Slate to the read the rest and check out a few animated charts that show how these trends changed over time.



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