Philly March Madness: (1) Mike Schmidt vs. (3) Brian Dawkins

Philly March Madness: (1) Mike Schmidt vs. (3) Brian Dawkins
April 7, 2011, 12:40 pm

Over the next few weeks at The700Level, we'll be posting poll matchups as part of our Philly March Madness competition.
Examine the cases of
the two fine Philadelphia athletes
below, and cast your vote at the
bottom as to which you think should
advance to the next round. And as
always, feel free to explain your selection
and/or debate the choices in the
comments section.

Please continue to send us your personal stories
and remembrances of the various Philly athletes suggested to
700fantasy@gmail.com. In the meantime, take a read through some of
the relevant career stats amassed by these legendary athletes
during their time in Philadelphia.

(1) Mike Schmidt

Previously Defeated: (16) Keith Byars, (9) Wilbert Montgomery, (4) Ron Hextall

You Guys Say: "Mike Schmidt, Greatest 3B Ever!" -PoMiFos

"Mike Schmidt was my first sports hero.  Gonna be tough to vote for anyone else" -VGP

"Schmidtty should probably win the whole damn thing." -TH

"Mike Schmidt was the best position player the Phillies ever had, and he's also still the best 3rd Baseman in Baseball history." -WorldPhuckingChamps2012


(3) Brian Dawkins

Previously Defeated: (14) Scott Rolen, (6) Mike Quick, (15) Carlos Ruiz

You Guys Say: "Can we just give the title to Dawk already?" -Steve P

"Dawkins all the way. My first jersey ever-I was 10 years old." -EaglesFaninKansas

"I dont' think you'll ever have an athlete in philly again who is as universally loved as Brian Dawkins." -Tim

"I will vote for b dawk every round regardless of who he's up against.   There may be guys with titles or gaudy stats, but he epitomizes  everything this city cherishes in its athletes." -Kyle N

    Who should advance to the next round?survey software

Elite Eight Results So Far:

(1) Julius Erving (53.6%) over (2) Chase Utley (46.4%)

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