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There are a lot of people who influenced me, nurtured me, helped me along the way. But I can just recall looking back, the first time I got my baseball glove. Put it on the wrong hand, all those kind of things.
I wasn't athletic. I played baseball, but I was terrible.
They say baseball is a slow game. It sure doesn't seem that way when you're in the dugout. You think you have it figured out, but things come up quick.
Baseball is the favorite American sport because it's so slow. Any idiot can follow it. And just about any idiot can play it.
No former player has owned a team in baseball.
When I'm traveling on tour, one of my favorite things to do is to throw a baseball cap on and go to a Target. The company has always been good to me. They've got such a great creative team.
I was a baseball fan myself, I wanted to play baseball.
Humbled by the fact that never in a million years would I ever thought that I would be on the same stage with all these great Hall of Famers and enshrined to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
I wanted to play baseball!
I had a client who was a professional baseball player once, and he would go to clubs and dance for seven, eight, nine hours at a time. He wouldn't drink, he wouldn't take drugs - he just danced because he had so much physical energy; he was this amazing athlete.
I've been playing baseball since I was 5 or 6 years old. I've been on a schedule, pretty much, since I was in eighth, ninth grade. I look forward to not doing that.
I was never a big comic book fan. I was always more into the baseball cards.
I don't think baseball owes colored people anything. I don't think colored people owe baseball anything, either.
I bet on baseball in 1987 and 1988.
You know, baseball's not stupid. Baseball does what the fans want, usually.
If baseball wants to get you, they've got enough resources and enough investigators that they'll find a way to get you.
Since 1869, baseball has been doing pretty well.
I was a very good baseball player and football player as a kid.
Even if my father wasn't speaking to me, he would never, ever miss a baseball game.
I listen to NPR and baseball games when I'm in my car. I mean, exclusively NPR and baseball games, and that's it, as far as the radio.
I always get very calm with baseball.
It isn't me that people love. It's baseball.
I've been wanting to do a book about baseball for the longest time, and nobody will let me do it. It's the one thing from America I really miss.
I was late to the Knicks. My dad was a big fan. But I first started watching baseball; I became a Red Sox fan. My dad was a Mets fan. I wanted to have my own team and league.
My first job after my retirement from baseball was as a narrator for the Eastman Philharmonica.
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