ESPN NY Hall of Fame
Our inaugural class:
Note: Active players are not eligible.
• Video: Panelists debate on Hall candidates
• Ian O'Connor: Where is Patrick Ewing?
• Andrew Marchand: Babe is king of NYC
• Johnette Howard: Make room for LT
• Wallace Matthews: Ballot of Willis and Joe Willie
• Rob Parker: Remember the Islanders
• Mechelle Voepel: Rise of women's hoops
Each team's fab five:
Make room for LT (or else)
NYC's fab five treasures only come from diamond? Linebacker sacks that idea
By Johnette Howard
It takes a lot to rank among the top five athletes in baseball-mad New York when you have to compete with Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig and Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays and Duke Snider.
But here's why Lawrence Taylor belongs in the inaugural class for the ESPN New York Hall of Fame: He was the prototype for the ideal linebacker from the moment he hit ...
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