My Favorite 20 Athletes In Philadelphia Sports History

Geoff CrawleySenior Analyst IApril 6, 2009

My Favorite 20 Athletes In Philadelphia Sports History

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Honorable Mention - Chuck Bednarik

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No. 20 - Brian Westbrook

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 11:  Brian Westbrook #36 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs the ball against the New York Giants during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game on January 11, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Chris McGra

No. 19 - Brad "Lights Out" Lidge

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    PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 29:  Brad Lidge #54 (L) and Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrate the final out of their 4-3 win to win the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays during the continuation of game five of the 2008 MLB World Series o

No. 18 - Steve "Lefty" Carlton

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    SAN DIEGO - 1986:  Steve Carlton #32 of the Philadelphia Phillies winds up the pitch during the 1986 season MLB game against the San Diego Padres at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

No. 17 - Julius "Dr. J" Erving

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No. 16 - Moses Malone

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No. 15 - Terrell Owens

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No. 14 - Brian Dawkins

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    PHILADELPHIA - SEPTEMBER 21: Brian Dawkins #22 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates recovering a fumble and the sack of Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second half on September 21, 2008 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelph

No. 13. - Chase Utley

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    PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 29:  Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies turns a successful double play over Carl Crawford #13 of the Tampa Bay Rays on a ball hit by B.J. Upton #2 in the top of the eighth inning during the continuation of game five of the

No. 12 - Ron Hextall

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    16 Oct 1996:  Goaltender Ron Hextall of the Philadelphia Flyers tends goal during a game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks at Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California.  The Flyers won the game, 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire  /Allsport

No. 11 - Cole Hamels

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    PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 27:  Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays during game five of the 2008 MLB World Series on October 27, 2008 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jed Jacobs

No. 10 - Ryan Howard

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No. 9 - Randall Cunningham

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No. 8 - Lenny Dykstra

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    TORONTO - OCTOBER 16:  Lenny Dykstra #4 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a pitch during Game one of the 1993 World Series against the Toronto Blue Jays at Skydome on October 16, 1993 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Blue Jays defeated the Phillies 8-5. (

No. 7 - Jimmy Rollins

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    PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 26:  Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Philadelphia Phillies fields a ball against the Tampa Bay Rays during game four of the 2008 MLB World Series on October 26, 2008 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Doug Pens

No. 6 - Pete Rose

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No. 5 - Reggie White

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    23 SEP 1990:  PHILADELPHIA EAGLES DEFENSIVE END REGGIE WHITE  IS IN PURSUIT OF THE LOS ANGELES RAMS QUARTERBACK DURING THE EAGLES 27-21 VICTORY OVER THE RAMS AT ANAHEIM STADIUM IN ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA.

No. 4 - Mike Schmidt

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    PHILADELPHIA - 1989:  Mike Schmidt #20 of the Philadelphia Phillies watches the flight of the ball during a 1989 season game at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

No. 3 - Eric Lindros

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No. 2 - Allen Iverson

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No. 1 - Donovan McNabb

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