05/09/2014 02:30 pm ET Updated May 09, 2014

9 Sports Stars Who Were Also Rookies In 2005

It turns out 2005 was a good year to be a rookie, on the field and on the Internet.

The Huffington Post launched on May 9, 2005 and joined several athletes who were rookies that year in going on to big things. From Aaron Rodgers and Chris Paul to Sidney Crosby and Robinson Cano, here are nine eventual superstars who were just getting started in 2005.

More anniversary coverage for The Huffington Post can be found here.

Sports Stars Who Were Rookies In 2005