Passionate Fans in the City of Brotherly Love The upcoming Super Bowl on Sunday makes longtime sports columnist Clark De Leon think about how sports fans in the city of brotherly love can sometimes be, well, a little passionate. It all goes back to a winter's day in 1968, when fans attacked Santa Claus at Franklin Field.
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Passionate Fans in the City of Brotherly Love

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Passionate Fans in the City of Brotherly Love

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The upcoming Super Bowl on Sunday makes longtime sports columnist Clark De Leon think about how sports fans in the city of brotherly love can sometimes be, well, a little passionate. It all goes back to a winter's day in 1968, when fans attacked Santa Claus at Franklin Field.