New York Sports History: The 20 Most Beloved Athletes

May 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments
Article Source: Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

New York is a city that demands winning.

And if their wish isn’t granted then they’ll let you know about it.

Here in New York we have had to deal with some mythical performances from opponents(Reggie Miller), but luckily we had some tricks up our sleeve as well(Willis Reed).

There’s no denying that New York Sports teams have had their fair share of bad luck. For information on that check out my other article on the ten most hated athletes in New York Sports history which can be found here: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/348935-not-so-empire-state-of-mind-the-ten-most-hated-athletes-in-new-york-sports-history

However, for each and every villain we’ve had a hero.

Frank Sinatra said it best, “If I can make it there, I’ll Make It Anywhere”. Many have made it here, many haven’t.

The next 20 names you’re about to see will bring back some of the best memories of your life. Enjoy.

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