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Let the debating begin! Philadelphia is one of the top sports towns in America. Its fans are commonly considered to be the most passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated sports enthusiasts in the country. WIP-AM radios Glen Macnow and Big Daddy Graham engage in this phenomenon with a compilation of sports lists sure to stir up dialogue within the already buzzing Philadelphia sports community and beyond. Who were the ugliest mugs to ever play in Philadelphia? What Philly athletes gave the best performance in film or TV? What are the top area sports bars? Who are the most overrated and underrated players in Philadelphia history? What Philadelphia mortals had “touched-by-God” moments during the game? Who is the most hated rival to Philly teams? Who made the greatest sports exit? Who are the most beautiful women associated with Philly sports? Plus, dozens of lists from Philly legends like Joe Frazier, Ed Snyder, Harry Kalas, Bobby Clarke, Bernard Hopkins, and many more!

Synopsis:

A compilation of sports lists sure to stir up dialogue within the already buzzing Philadelphia sports community and beyond

Synopsis:

Let the debating begin! Philadelphia is one of the top sports towns in America. Its fans are commonly considered to be the most passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated sports enthusiasts in the country. WIP-AM radios Glen Macnow and Big Daddy Graham engage in this phenomenon with a compilation of sports lists sure to stir up dialogue within the already buzzing Philadelphia sports community and beyond. Who were the ugliest mugs to ever play in Philadelphia? What Philly athletes gave the best performance in film or TV? What are the top area sports bars? Who are the most overrated and underrated players in Philadelphia history? What Philadelphia mortals had “touched-by-God” moments during the game? Who is the most hated rival to Philly teams? Who made the greatest sports exit? Who are the most beautiful women associated with Philly sports? Plus, dozens of lists from Philly legends like Joe Frazier, Ed Snyder, Harry Kalas, Bobby Clarke, Bernard Hopkins, and many more!

About the Author

Glen Macnow has been a host on 610-WIP sports talk radio for eleven years, following a career as a sportswriter for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has written more than 15 books, including two extremely popular volumes he co-authored on local sports-The Great Philadelphia Fan Book and The Great Philadelphia Sports Debate. Big Daddy Graham has been with WIP for nine years. He is one of the most successful standup comics ever in Philadelphia, working more than 4,000 shows and appearing with stars such as Ray Charles and Smokey Robinson. He is a features reporter for FOX-29 TV in Philadelphia.

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ISBN:
9780762428403
Author:
Macnow, Glen
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Author:
Graham, Big Daddy
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Pennsylvania
Subject:
Sports - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Great Book of Sports Lists
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 11.8 oz

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Let the debating begin! Philadelphia is one of the top sports towns in America. Its fans are commonly considered to be the most passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated sports enthusiasts in the country. WIP-AM radios Glen Macnow and Big Daddy Graham engage in this phenomenon with a compilation of sports lists sure to stir up dialogue within the already buzzing Philadelphia sports community and beyond. Who were the ugliest mugs to ever play in Philadelphia? What Philly athletes gave the best performance in film or TV? What are the top area sports bars? Who are the most overrated and underrated players in Philadelphia history? What Philadelphia mortals had “touched-by-God” moments during the game? Who is the most hated rival to Philly teams? Who made the greatest sports exit? Who are the most beautiful women associated with Philly sports? Plus, dozens of lists from Philly legends like Joe Frazier, Ed Snyder, Harry Kalas, Bobby Clarke, Bernard Hopkins, and many more!
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