What's your earliest sports memory?— SB Nation (@SBNation) July 20, 2017
We received several different categories of answers, ranging from the sweet, to the hilarious, and the completely out there.
The beauty of a win.
Watching Elway & the Broncos win their first Super bowl, beating the Packers in SB32 pic.twitter.com/Z20sJKfCW1— Travis Sladky (@TLSladky) July 20, 2017
Ara Parseghian on the shoulders of his @NDFootball players when they beat Alabama for National Championship NYE 1973 lived in DC— TampaSportsGirl (@TampaSportsGirl) July 20, 2017
The agony of defeat.
Most salient memory was Laettner. It still hurts. Go Cats.— Amy Kearns (@amy_christinek) July 20, 2017
Watching Jimmy Demaret on Shell's Wonderful World of Golf, with my dad— susan vavrick (@edit_susan) July 20, 2017
me hitting a baseball after my dad threw it to me when i was 5. I was totally stoked! And my dad seemed so proud #prouddadmoment— Anjelica Dwire (@jeli_209) July 20, 2017
My brother talking with Tony Dorsett on the phone while I looked at my family's Cowboys autographs collection.— Jacob Stevens (@jacobstevens) July 20, 2017
Dad taking me to a football game at MS Veterans Memorial Stadium in the early 80's and going "That man down there with the hat is The Bear".— Rob Hataway (@vhdawg) July 20, 2017
The 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. After Bonnie Blair speed skating, my sister and I raced on the kitchen linoleum in our stocking feet. pic.twitter.com/vVhGlhaxWN— Ty Gonrowski (@AssistantCoachG) July 20, 2017
Spending all my birthday $$$ on 10 packs of 1990 NBA Hoops cards. I'm not sure if my mother was ever more disappointed in me. I was 8.— Ashton Grewal (@AshtonGrewal) July 20, 2017
"Camping" out for Fuji photo day at Shea Stadium. pic.twitter.com/Fvv0djEFsF— Tom Urtz Jr. (@TomUrtzJr) July 20, 2017
Going to the Astrodome and cheering Jose Cruuuuuuuuzzz! And watching the scoreboard pic.twitter.com/32owCEnZxZ— Ryan Perrio (@RyanPerrio) July 20, 2017
Not getting picked— Alex Lee (@AlexLeeSays) July 20, 2017
being 8 years old and falling flat on my face on a fast break because my sneakers weren’t tied properly and shorts too big. we won though.— The Great Phatsby (@invisiblecircus) July 20, 2017
The ... what the heck?
tim krumrie’s broken leg flapping around like a windsock in super bowl xxiii. i was 6 and thought it was something he learned how to do— Jon Bois (@jon_bois) July 20, 2017
When I beat about 249 million loser sperm cells in a race to fertilize an egg https://t.co/I0L7KRquQd— Zito (@_Zeets) July 20, 2017
We’ve all won at least one race in our lives before. Really makes you think.
Thanks for sharing all your amazing sports moments!