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    11 Famous Writers Who Loved Sports

    It's not always jocks vs. nerds.

    1. Jack Kerouac (Football)

    2. Albert Camus (Soccer)

    3. Vladimir Nabokov (Tennis, Soccer, Boxing)

    4. David Foster Wallace (Tennis)

    5. Stephen Crane (Baseball)

    6. Lord Byron (Swimming, Fencing, Cricket)

    7. Ken Kesey (Wrestling)

    8. Virginia Woolf (Cricket)

    9. John Irving (Wrestling)

    10. J.R.R. Tolkien (Tennis)

    11. John Steinbeck (Alligator Wrestling)