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New York Sports History: The 20 Most Beloved Athletes

Michael AkelsonCorrespondent IMay 4, 2010

New York Sports History: The 20 Most Beloved Athletes

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20. John Starks

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19. Mike Piazza

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18. Mike Bossy

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17. Walt Frazier

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16. Tom Seaver

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15. Michael Strahan

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14. Patrick Ewing

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13. Paul O'neill

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12. Don Mattingly

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11. Reggie Jackson

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10. Lawrence Taylor

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9. Yogi Berra

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8. Mickey Mantle

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7. Joe DiMaggio

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6. Willis Reed

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5. Derek Jeter

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4. Babe Ruth

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3. Lou Gehrig

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2. Joe Namath

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1. Mark Messier

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