Chicago's Best #1 Picks

Today, Nov. 19, is Patrick Kane’s 26th birthday. So, first off, congrats & happy birthday to #88 on the big day.

With that being said, I got in a discussion recently about Kane being the best #1 overall pick in Chicago sports history. We haven’t had many top picks in baseball, football, hockey and basketball in this town; the third overall pick has been our lucky number (Jordan, Savard, Toews).

Is Kaner the best player ever selected first overall by a Chicago team? Let’s look at the others who held that distinction in this town.


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  • No contest, it's Kane. Thanks for a great post on a very appropriate day!

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