Brad Pitt is at home on the front of a movie magazine... but Sports Illustrated? The actor proved cover worthy thanks to his portrayal of Oakland A's manager Billy Bean in the forthcoming Moneyball. The movie follows Beane as he tries to transform his losing team on a meager budget with the help of baseball statistics. Pitt isn't the first non-athlete to grace the sports magazine's cover. Click through for a sampling of celebrities, from politicians to comedians, who helped break the athletic mold.
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