New York City has had its share of unbelievable athletes and incredibly successful teams over the past century or so, and it loves its sports figures as much as, if not more than any other city.
With so many New York teams having longstanding winning traditions, narrowing down this list to just 10 was extremely difficult. Guys like Lawrence Taylor, Joe Torre, Thurmon Munson, Yogi Berra and Phil Simms just missed the cut.
There's a lot of legendary names on this list, and it's no surprise that more than half of them are Yankees.
Here's a list of the Big Apple's 10 most beloved sports figures.