The Great Book of Philadelphia Sports Lists by Glen Macnow

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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!

About Glen Macnow

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Glen Macnow has been a popular talk-radio host for over 14 years on Philadelphia's 610-AM WIP, where he currently hosts the midday sports-and-entertainment show daily from 10am-2pm, which includes the weekly feature, "The Movie Club for Men." He is the author of the acclaimed book, The Ultimate Book of Sports Movies, as well as five other successful titles. He lives outside Philadelphia, PA. George Anastasia is one of America's foremost experts on organized crime. A crime reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer for decades, he has written five books about the mob, including Blood & Honor, which Pullitzer Prize-winning author Jimmy Breslin called "the best gangster book ever written." Anastasia's work also appears in The Village Voice, Playboy, and others, and he is the co-host of "The Crime Guys," a call-in radio show on Philadelphia's 1210-AM Sundays at 9 pm. He lives outside Philadelphia.
Published March 29, 2007 by Running Press. 286 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, History. Non-fiction

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