Quotes From Other MLB Players:
1. “If you’re not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he’ll be ready to take your job.”
2. “I’m a guy who just wanted to see his name in the lineup everyday. To me, baseball was a passion to the point of obsession.”
3. “Whether you want to or not, you do serve as a role model. People will always put more faith in baseball players than anyone else.”
4. “I could field as long as I can remember, but hitting has been a struggle all my life.”
5. “I’ve never been hurt by a ground ball, and yet I’ve got more false teeth (from a batting cage hit) than a Polish fullback. Funny, isn’t it.”
6. “Fifty years from now I’ll be just three inches of type in a record book.”
7. “This is my best time of the year (spring training). Heck, once the season starts, I go to work.”
8. “I’ve always said when I broke in I was an average player. I had an average arm, average speed and definitely an average bat. I am still average in all of those.”
9. “I wouldn’t mind seeing someone erase my record of hitting into four triple plays.”
10. “I’ll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can’t play games his whole life.”
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