Fail to succede Essay

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Fail to succede




Fail to Succeed

The greatest basketball player of all time was once asked what made him so successful.
Michael Jordan then replied " ... I fail, therefore I succeed". This theory not only
applies to those who fly, but also to mortals. When one fails the bitter taste lingers
forever, whereas, when one succeeds the sweetness makes all pain worth while.

Sports are life, and in West Texas sometimes more than that. In all my life I have always
been on the starting team, no matter what team it was. The reason for this is because I
hate to fail. In my life I hate only two things, the word hate happens to be the other.
I refuse to let my talent be wasted on the sideline, so I work hard so I will be a
starter. Baseball is my favorite sport, and I happen to be very good at it. My junior
year in high school I played left field for Midland Christian. I had what others might
call an average season, but for me it was very poor. I felt I let my team, fans, family,
and my uncle/coach down. This feeling of disappointment stayed with me all summer. I
lifted weights and went to camps all summer long, but I never got rid of that horrible
feeling. Baseball season came around, and I played better, but still worked hard during
the season to get better and better. As a team we played well. It felt good to know that
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