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The Great Book of Philadelphia Sports Lists
     

The Great Book of Philadelphia Sports Lists

by Glen Macnow, Big Daddy Graham
 

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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 radio’s 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

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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 radio’s 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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This lively compilation of Philadelphia sports lists won't incite riots, but it will stimulate rousing discussions in every local sports arena. WIP-AM radio's sports guys Glen Macnow and "Big Daddy" Graham have created a medley of lists, both predictable and offbeat, to challenge fan's memories and opinions. The categories include: Who are the ugliest mugs to ever play in Philly? What Philadelphia athletes gave the best TV or film performances? What are the top area sports bars? Who are the most hated rivals to Philly teams? Who made the greatest sports exit? Who are the most beautiful women associated with the city's sports? And the clincher: Who are the most overrated and underrated players in Philadelphia history?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762432745
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
03/29/2007
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
2 MB

Meet 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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