"I was a ballplayer, but only for a limited time. I grew up playing in Wisconsin. It's a very sports-centric part of the country that I grew up in and I played a lot of sports, but baseball first and foremost. I played through high school. I was a middle-infielder."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Chad Harbach on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Chad Harbach on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Chad Harbach on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Chad Harbach on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Chad Harbach on Henry David Thoreau
"For many years I didn't have health insurance."
"In fact, there's a lot to legitimately hate about pro sports and the way they are conducted."
"You know, it's sort of common wisdom among New York publishers that short story collections don't make money."