They aren't as powerful as politicians. They aren't as rich as CEOs. And they aren't as smart as Rhodes Scholars.See More: Businessinsider.com
But for whatever reason, athletes are consistently members of the world's most elite secret societies.
The oldest and most famous of those societies — Freemasonry — is no exception.
For over 100 years, America's athletes have been active masons. They play a variety of sports and come from a variety of backgrounds, but they all took the secret oath.