Although GQ has compiled a list of American sports pilgrimages that every man should it make, it also suggests not getting too caught up in the quasi-religious experience that might be associated with it. Not that it would be too tough, but the key is having fun. Here is an excerpt of their selections, recommendations and analysis:

For the full list and story (which includes the Little 500, the best team in the world), go to GQ.com.

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