It's a pretty sure thing that the player's bat is what speaks loudest when it's contract time, but there are moments when the glove has the last word.
I'm a Major League 3rd Baseman. If you want to go play in parking lot, I'm suppose to stop the ball.
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.
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.
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.
Pocahontas was the reason the Virginia colony didn't disappear, unlike some earlier attempts
Pocahontas was the reason the Virginia colony didn't disappear, unlike some earlier attempts.
Associate with those who help you believe in yourself.
This is my best time of the year (spring training). Heck, once the season starts, I go to work.
I could field as long as I can remember, but hitting has been a struggle all my life.
Fifty years from now I'll be just three inches of type in a record book.
I'll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can't play games his whole life.
Take time to thank everyone who has helped you along the way.
I wouldn't mind seeing someone erase my record of hitting into four triple plays.
He (Hoyt Wilhelm) had the best knuckleball you'd ever want to see. He knew where it was going when he threw it, but when he got two strikes on you, he'd break out one that even he didn't know where it was going.
If your not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he'll be ready to take your job.