When we gather on the sofa to watch the game, do we tuck in to a heaping plate of steamed veggies? No, we mow down mounds of hot wings, boxes of pizza and bowls of chips. At the ballpark? Sure, we know our most worshiped athletes can't eat that junk, but the truth cannot be denied: sports and fast food go hand in hand.

So perhaps we shouldn't be surprised that although athletes fuel their bodies with healthy food, some of them fuel their wallets with fast food franchises. With some help from FranchiseHelp.com, we've put together a list of some major league sports celebrities making bank on fast food franchises:

So after looking at that list, who made the best eats investment?

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