Philadelphia sports fans have a reputation as the roughest, toughest, most vocal and unruly fans in sports. Philly fans booed Santa, cheered, as Michael Irvin lay motionless on the Vet's hard Astroturf. Sports radio personalities Glen Macnow and Anthony Gargano tell the story from the Philadelphia fan's perspective. In part a Philadelphia sports memoir, The Great Philadelphia Fan Book is also a historical and anecdotal account of the nation's passionate sports fans centering around Philadelphia's four major league teams. The authors mount a sturdy apologia that will be sure to delight Philadelphia sports fans and remind them of their unique and unabashed dedication to their hometown teams.I played the first-goal pool each hockey game and sang along with Lou Nolan as he boomed, aquot;Flyers goal scored by number ... themselves along the stairways that led to the second level, puffing away a cold wintera#39;s night, and then they wouldanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Great Philadelphia Fan Book|
|Author||:||Glen Macnow, Anthony L. Gargano|
|Publisher||:||B B& A Publishers - 2003|