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Sports Stories - Your Legacy of AthleticsBy Tom Gilbert - Copyright © October 21, 2015
are so many people who recall great stories related to sports and
personal experiences you had in school sports are important memories
recalling. Some families have been fortunate to have a prominent member
a certain level of fame, perhaps as an Olympic or professional athlete.
sports stories form your legacy of athletics.
I was fourteen my dream was to play professional baseball. I obsessed
sport. I played High School ball and at the American Legion level, but
didn't take long for the bubble to burst. As much as I wanted to be a
professional ball player it wasn’t going to happen. I just
didn't possess the
as an adult I've followed professional baseball and gone to games when
I've seen the Red Sox, Royals, Dodgers, Angels, Padres, Tigers, Yankees,
and A's all play in their respective home ballparks. I've loved every
I've also gone to great college football games, including in Norman, Oklahoma when the Sooners (my alma mater is the University of Oklahoma) won a national championship in the 1970's. And I've attended other professional sporting events, such as hockey, football and basketball. I'll never forget the thrill of watching a Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida in 1991!
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Everybody has a story to tell!