Paul Pierce, Shooting Guard for Boston Celtics from Athletes' Game Day Meals Slideshow

Athletes' Game Day Meals Slideshow

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Wade Boggs, Baseball Hall of Famer

A hitting machine for the Boston Red Sox, this Hall of Fame third basemen finally won a World Series with the New York Yankees late in his career. What did he have to eat before each game? Chicken. Whether it was fried, grilled, or sautéed, Boggs had to have this bird in some form. He even published a cookbook filled with his favorite chicken recipes because of this superstition. 


Recipe Idea: Cold-Smoked Fried Chicken