TOP 10 BEST BUZZ BISSINGER QUOTES

I like to write with a lot of emotion and a lot of power. Sometimes I overdo it; sometimes my prose is a little bit too purple, and I know that.

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Because Cards’ fans are the most knowledgeable and loyal in all of baseball, they booed almost reluctantly, polite as booing goes, what would have passes as a standing ovation in Philly.

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Maybe it’s a tired tale, but without an education, you’re not going to go anywhere.

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I think a lot of parents are afraid to express certain emotions about children who are different, because they think that it’s wrong to feel chained sometimes, to feel anger, to say to yourself, “I never wanted this.” I think it’s natural.

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One of the exciting things about reporting is going to places you’ve never been to before.

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One of the inspirations for my becoming a writer was the baseball board game Strat-O-Matic.

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There are the medical dangers of football in general caused by head trauma over repetitive hits.

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My wife says, “You’re an idiot! Why do you Google your name and all you’re doing is looking for trouble?” Because I’m thin-skinned. Because I don’t like to be mischaracterized. I just don’t. If someone is going to criticize what you’ve written and you believe in what you’ve written then you should respond. Now do I sometimes fall in the gutter myself and look silly doing it? Of course. Some battles I win, some battles I lose.

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Well I just always wanted to be a newspaper reporter.

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Athletics: it’s a wonderful thing, it’s a spell-binding thing, nothing in life has quite as much pageantry, as much emotion within a finite time frame, it’s incredibly exciting.

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But I would much prefer students going to college to learn and be prepared for the rigors of the new economic order, rather than dumping fees on them to subsidize football programs that, far from enhancing the academic mission instead make a mockery of it.

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I am the father of twin sons that were born in Philadelphia at Pennsylvania Hospital in 1983. They were 13 weeks premature. Gerry weighed 1 pound 14 ounces, and Zachary 1 pound 11 ounces. They were the first male twins to ever survive at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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