How intimidating would it be to go up to bat against a 6'10" pitcher who could throw a baseball 90 miles per hour?Probably pretty scary, but that was exactly what intimidating MLB pitcher Randy Johnson did.Like all behavioral traits it exists in greater or lesser manifestation in each individual person over time, but may be a more significant "compensatory behavior" for some as opposed to others.Behavioral theorists often see threatening behaviours as a consequence of being threatened by others, including parents, authority figures, playmates and siblings.Which professional players struck fear into their opponents the most?Ray Lewis, Eric Lindros, and Mike Tyson (remember that ear incident?While the morality of his lifestyle choices may be debated, his abilities to scare his opponents are well understood. Ty Cobb- A legend for his style of play, Cobb not only instilled fear in pitchers, but every player in the infield.
Threat, criminal threatening (or threatening behavior) is the crime of intentionally or knowingly putting another person in fear of bodily injury.
The biggest name to ever come out of racing, Earnhardt struck fear in the hearts of other drivers.
He was willing to do whatever it took to win, and win he did. Bob Gibson - A flamethrower, Gibson pitched in an era full of hall of fame pitchers, and he went toe to toe with them all.
The mean scowl on his face paired with the mullet did not make him look like the nicest guy on the mound. Lawrence Taylor - LT has been argued to be the best linebacker of all time, and he did it with flair and intimidation.
He changed the outside linebacker position and put the fear of God into every quarterback he played against.