Boston’s Big Ten: The Current Top 10 Most Popular Boston Athletes

January 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Although the days of Bill Russell, Larry Bird, Bobby Orr and Ted Williams are well over in Boston, Beantown currently has a plethora of superstars who have achieved "celebrity status" not just within the community, but around their respective leagues.
I have compiled a list of the most popular professional athletes currently playing in Boston based on the hype that surrounds them on the court/field/ice as well as off. 
Each member of the top ten has his own slide with a picture/video. 
Here are the notable mentions in no particular order:
Kevin Garnett (Celtics) - After Danny Ainge pulled the trigger to acquire KG, his jersey was immediately tops in sales in the league. Now, with more than three seasons with the C's under his belt, the hype surrounding the one-time MVP has gradually worn away along with his knees.  
David Ortiz (Red Sox) - Ortiz will still get you 30 home runs and quite the reaction in Boston, bu...

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