May 14, 2008
In West Philadelphia born and raised, on the ice rink is where I spent most of my days. Actually South West Philadelphia to be exact, I grew up most of my time between being disappointed by the Flyers, Eagles, Phillies but not so much the Sixers because I never really had any expectations for them (although the 2000 season required a helmet because it blew my mind). I didn't really have any preferences in sports until my mom sat me down in front of a glowing puck when the NHL used to be on FOX... Ever since then I was hooked like a junkie. If I hope to accomplish anything through this profile it's this: To prove even though to the rest of the world Philadelphia sports fans look like crazed lunatics, in truth we're knowledgeable, dedicated, unconditionally loyal and depraved spectators of the game.... Also that Santa deserved the snowballs.
Philly fans aren't crazed lunatics, they're just passionately uninformed! :)
I have messaged Zander regarding your duplicate article.