Rocky Balboa and the Top 25 Philadelphia Sports Icons of All Time

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Rocky Balboa and the Top 25 Philadelphia Sports Icons of All Time

When you think "Philadelphia sports icon," who do you think of?

Yeah, sure, Philadelphia has had its share of major professional stars, from Wilt Chamberlain to Bobby Clarke to Chuck Bednarik to Mike Schmidt.

But which athlete most personifies the City of Brotherly Love as we understand it today?  

Could it be Rocky Balboa?  After all, what sports hero from Philadelphia's history most represents the best of Philadelphia, the underdog, the come-from-behind, blue-collar, people's champion?

We explore this question with our look at the top 25 Philadelphia sports icons of all-time.

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