The Big Miss: A Series Of Sporting Events I Missed For Various ReasonsBaseball, Basketball, Steven LeBron — By Steven LeBron on July 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
Earlier this year, Benjamin Hochman of The Denver Post wrote an article titled “Legendary sporting events can leave tail of wouldas, couldas, shouldas” in which he compiled a bunch of stories of people who gave up tickets or missed a classic game for various reasons.
It made me think about all the sporting events that I’ve missed in my lifetime, whether it was a case of not being there, or not seeing a classic game live as it was unfolding, or even moments where I’ve actually been there but still missed out of something historic. As sports fans — casual, slightly more than casual, even the most serious of them all — we try to consume all the sports we can, but inevitably, things get in the way. Below is a not very comprehensive list of some of my own personal big misses. Some were my own fault. Some, I blame other people because it’s easier that way.