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By Forrest Hershberger
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A Fan's Perspective


September 23, 2020

I ran across a book a few years ago called “Not A Fan.”

The storyline is about getting up and being involved, not contently sitting in the bleachers.

But to apply the words a little differently, we are fans. All but the chosen few know sports from the screen, the numbered seats in the stadium or arena, maybe even a box seat. We are not arriving hours before the start of the game, stretching and putting on the pads. We are not the ones running lines on the court to get the muscles nice and warm before game time.

We are the ones with arena food in one hand and an overpriced flag in the o...

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