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Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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IS LOSING A NECESSITY TO WINNING?

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After the alert popped up on my phone I sat for a moment in silence. The New York Knicks lost — again — this time to a rising Philadelphia 76ers team. The reality of the Knicks losing a game was not much of a shock; the frequency of losses to wins is what began to blow my mind.

ROGER ANGELL ON WRITING

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Good writing is based on clear thinking, which is the hardest thing we have to do. It ís as plain as that. It’s hard to start to write because what you have to do is start to think. And not just think with the easy, up front part of your brain but with the deeper, back parts of the unconscious. The unconscious comes into writing in a powerful way. I don’t try to be a literate...

THE POWER OF SPORTS

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I was 10 years old when my parents divorced.
We had two telephones in our home at the time, one in the kitchen and one upstairs in my parents room. One day, I went in my parents bedroom and picked up the phone. Instead of a dial tone I heard voices. One voice I recognized; it was my father. But the voice on the other end I didn’t recognize. I shouldn’t have, but I listened.

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Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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