On December 13, 1998 Ty Murray of Stephenville, Texas made rodeo history when he won his record seventh Pro Rodeo Cowboy Association All-Around World Title. Known as the "King of the Cowboys" Murray is the greatest cowboy in the history of the sport. He competed in rodeo's three roughstock events: bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding. Murray set a record for single season earnings with $297,896 in 1993 and at age 23 was the youngest cowboy to break the 1 million dollar mark. Murray ranks second on the PRCA Career Earnings list. Murray retired from the sport on May 14, 2002. He was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.