WFAN Best Sports Moments: #1 -- Giants Win Super Bowl XLIIIf we've learned one thing while conducting three polls for WFAN's 30th anniversary, it's that New Yorkers have a giant place in their hearts (pun fully intended) for the Giants' Super Bowl XLII upset of the previously unbeaten Patriots.
WFAN Best Sports Moments: #2 -- David Tyree's Helmet CatchNot only did the catch keep the drive alive, it helped set up the game-winning score four plays later -- a 13-yard pass from Eli Manning to Plaxico Burress.
WFAN Best Sports Moments: #3 — Rangers Win Stanley Cup In 1994It took 54 years, but the Rangers finally lifted the trophy of all trophies.
WFAN Best Sports Moments: #4 — Mike Piazza's 9/11 Home RunThis was indeed a shot heard 'round the world.
WFAN Best Sports Moments: #5 — Aaron Boone's 2003 ALCS HomerAaron Boone's time with the Yankees didn't last all that long. But he left quite an impression.
WFAN Best Sports Moments: #6 -- Jeter's Flip In 2001 PlayoffsThe 2001 season didn't end with a championship for the Yankees, but it did produce arguably the most iconic play of Derek Jeter's illustrious career.
WFAN Best Sports Moments: #7 — 'Matteau! Matteau!' Goal In '94The Rangers won the Stanley Cup in 1994. But had it not been for the heroics of Stephane Matteau, they might never have had the chance.
WFAN Best Sports Moments: #8 — Giants Win Super Bowl XLVIOn Feb. 5, 2012, for the second time in five years, the Giants upset the Patriots in dramatic fashion in a Super Bowl.
WFAN Best Sports Moments: #9 -- 1996 World SeriesThe Yankees' goose was cooked. Right up until the point that it wasn't.
WFAN Best Sports Moments: #10 -- 2000 Subway SeriesIn the fall of 2000, New York City was buzzing with excitement, as the Yankees and Mets squared off in the first intracity World Series in 44 years.
WFAN Best Sports Figures: #1 -- Derek JeterDrafted by the Yankees out of high school with the sixth overall pick in 1992, Jeter found instant success when he reached the big leagues.
WFAN Best Sports Figures: #2 -- Mariano RiveraDebates often rage when it comes to naming the best players by position in major league history. There is no discussion when it comes to closer.
WFAN Best Sports Figures: #3 — Lawrence TaylorLawrence Taylor revolutionized the linebacker position in the NFL. He was that good.
WFAN Best Sports Figures: #4 — Mark MessierMark Messier is an NHL legend, but in the Big Apple he may be even more.
WFAN Best Sports Figures: #5 -- Eli ManningMost Giants fans probably don't care much about why Eli Manning didn't want to play for the San Diego Chargers. They're just glad he ended up in New York.