From the da-na-na...da-na-na of SportsCenter to the opening horns of Baseball Tonight and Sunday Night Baseball, we know these theme songs as well as we know the opening guitar riff to our favorite Led Zeppelin song.
For over two decades, ESPN has featured managers, players and their agents alongside the anchors and reporters who have become synonymous with the network in off-color, funny, oftentimes ridiculous scenarios—leaving us with some of the most memorable advertising television has seen.
I do owe you an apology, though, as the headline is a bit misleading. We don't have 40 spots to rank—we have 42, plus some bonus footage.
Let's get to it.