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Moses Nyirakomini Professor Yates Reading and Writing Sports 10 November 2016 The Reality of Professional Sports Anyone who has ever played sports growing up has probably nursed the fantasy of play- ing at the professional level at least once. Unfortunately, dreams far outweigh the reality and the odds of making it into the highest level of any professional sport are low. Competition has in- creased to the point where even athletes who exceed at a remarkably skilled level have a difficult time at succeeding and multiple factors contribute to this. This is either due to pressure or most likely the failure to adapt to a team’s culture and complex adjustments that are required as the sport evolves. These problems are applicable to Jeff Stone’s story as he was an elite athlete who had the quintessential physical aspects of a professional baseball player but could never grasp the intellectual side. Jeff Stone could not face the reality of professional sports, his release from ma-
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