Philadelphia fans are all too familiar with “the one that got away.” Sometimes it’s a player, sometimes it’s a single game—but far too often, it’s a promising season or potential championship. Many times, injuries are the culprit.
The following are Sports Doc’s picks for the 10 most famous, memorable, devastating—choose any adjective you like—injuries in Philadelphia sports history. Some of these injuries caused a promising season to unravel; some cut short the career of a promising player. And others are simply unforgettable to those who witnessed the plays.
Don’t agree with our choices? What Philly sports injuries had the greatest impact on a team? Respond in our comments section. (Captions by Rob Senior)