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Chicago might be the Second City but its athletes are first-class pitchmen. Michael Jordan became the greatest shoe-seller in the world, and the 1985 Bears were willing to hawk pretty much any product you wanted, albeit for a pretty penny.
Here are the greatest commercials in Chicago sports history.
Jim McMahon for Taco Bell: