Quote of the Day
Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home-run hitters.
I've witnessed thousands of superior athletes try to becomes hitters and fail at it.
Most of the managers are lifetime .220 hitters. For years pitchers have been getting these managers out 75% of the time and that's why they don't like us.
Now the advantage is all with the hitters.
I've worked with a lot of real heavy hitters, and Quentin is maybe heads and shoulders, at least a forehead, above just about anybody I've ever worked with.
We just kind of relied on written scouting reports through the eighties and even the early nineties. I've really been amazed by some of the data that's out there, especially with regards to tendencies of hitters, and certainly tendencies of pitchers as well. I would have loved to have gotten that data when I played.
Old third basemen become first basemen, and old first basemen become designated hitters.
I want to be on the field. It's a better place to talk to the guys. It's a relaxed atmosphere. You want to make sure you know what's going on, not just with the hitters.
If I'd been able to put the collection together in one go, say over two years, we'd have had a special team, most wouldn't stay. One or two glory seasons and they were off. To them, the north-east was too far out. They wanted to be with the big hitters.
Why shouldn't we pitch to Babe Ruth? We pitch to better hitters in the National League.
You had to pitch in and out. The zone didn't belong to the hitters; it belonged to the pitchers. Today, if you pitch too far inside, the umpire would stop you right there. I don't think it's fair.
My manager said it would more effective against left-handed hitters. It seemed to me that was impossible to do without the high leg kick, which I started that day.
If they knocked two of your guys down, I'd get four. You have to protect your hitters.
I hate all hitters. I start a game mad and I stay that way until it's over.
A pitcher will never be a big winner until he hates hitters.
I like my friends to be the hitters. The pitchers, they all have the same brain as I do. The hitters see the game from a different perspective.
Share with your Friends
Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
Art Quote Feed
Funny Quote Feed
Love Quote Feed
Nature Quote Feed