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No High School Charley Horseshit

Posted By Alex Belth On August 30, 2012 @ 12:30 pm In 1: Featured,Baseball,Games We Play,Links: Sportswriting,Sportswriting | Comments Disabled


When I first saw Patrick Hruby’s long piece for ESPN on Doc Ellis [2] I thought to myself: Do we really need another Doc Ellis story? Then I read it and was duly impressed.

Hruby is a talented writer [3]. Check out this story for  Sports on Earth [4] on why he won’t be watching football this year; or this piece on professional video game players [5], or “Murder By Cricket” [6] which was featured in The Best American Sports Writing 2008 [7]

Yeah, Hruby is a good one.

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[1] Image: http://www.bronxbanterblog.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/110706.12.jpg

[2] Patrick Hruby’s long piece for ESPN on Doc Ellis: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/eticket/story?page=Dock-Ellis

[3] Hruby is a talented writer: http://www.patrickhruby.net/

[4] this story for  Sports on Earth: http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/37580666

[5] this piece on professional video game players: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=hruby/071008

[6]  “Murder By Cricket”: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/eticket/story?page=woolmer

[7] The Best American Sports Writing 2008: http://www.amazon.com/Best-American-Sports-Writing-2008/dp/0618751181

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