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Today is the 107th birthday of Theodor Geisel. Well, it would be had he still been alive.

If that name does not sound familiar to many of you, there is a good reason. Geisel was better known to children everywhere as Dr. Seuss.

As a matter of fact, even at this age today, any time anyone asks me about the last book, I tell them I can't recall the title, but that it was written by a doctor.

They never ask which one.

Geisel created so many memorable books and characters that I would like to pay homage to the man, but tie this tribute into the world of sports.

Therefore, I thought I would come up with some of his greatest books, characters and quotes and interchange a few of the words to fit with some of the craziest characters in the world of sports.

So, enjoy the article, but do not get upset when you reach the end, because like Dr. Seuss always said...

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." 

Oh, and if you don't agree with all of the selections, he also said ...

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." 

Happy Birthday, Dr. ...

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