The New York media and fans are one of the toughest crowds to win over in sports. Here are some of the athletes who managed to do so. Anyone missing?

  1. Babe Ruth
  2. Mickey Mantle
  3. Joe DiMaggio
  4. Jackie Robinson
  5. Lawrence Taylor
  6. Mark Messier
  7. Patrick Ewing
  8. Walt Frazier
  9. Joe Namath
  10. Don Mattingly
  11. Derek Jeter
  12. Willie Mays
  13. Lou Gehrig
  14. Willis Reed
  15. Thurman Munson
  16. Phil Simms
  17. Yogi Berra
  18. Reggie Jackson
  19. Willis Reed
  20. Tom Seaver
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