I didn't play the game right because I saw a reward at the end of the tunnel.
If you played the game the right way, played the game for the team, good things would happen
I was a baseball player at North Central High School in Spokane, Washington even though I was all-city in basketball, even when I signed a letter of intent to play quarterback at Washington State.
There's not too many guys that spend their whole career with one team and I think it's very fortunate and a blessing for me
I think sometimes Hall of Famers might get labeled as guys who aren't suited for a coaching job or to be back at the Major League level.
I was taught you never, ever disrespect your opponent or your teammates or your organization or your manager and never, ever your uniform.
In baseball, there's always the next day
Hit a home run - put your head down, drop the bat, run around the bases, because the name on the front is more - a lot more important than the name on the back.
The fourth major league game I ever saw in person, I was in uniform
A lot of people say this honor validates my career, but I didn't work hard for validation.
I don't expect any red carpet to the big leagues. If the opportunity comes, then it comes. But I don't think I'm owed anything.
I played it right because that's what you're supposed to do - play it right and with respect
No player in baseball history worked harder, suffered more, or did it better than Andre Dawson. Hes the best Ive ever seen.
If this validates anything, it's that learning how to bunt and hit and run and turning two is more important than knowing where to find the little red light at the dug out camera.
I got into pro ball at 18 and played until I was almost 39, non-stop.
At my growing years of 18 to 21 years old in the Minor Leagues, I dreamed of being a Philadelphia Phillie.
The reason I am here, they tell me, is that I played the game a certain way, that I played the game the way it was supposed to be played.
I never forgot the four years I spent with the Phillies, my September call-ups and my big league Spring Trainings. I never forgot that.
I have great memories of being a Cub, and I'm happy building new ones with the Phillies.
I had to prepare physically every day, and I didn't leave many scraps for the writers
I love to play baseball. I'm a baseball player. I've always been a baseball player. I'm still a baseball player. That's who I am.
It didn't happen, but I feel fortunate for the two chances we had and it's just a shame we didn't go to a World Series for Cub fans.
My wife Margaret is the best thing that's ever happened to me.
I struggled many times when maybe it didn't look like I was struggling, and I had to work hard every day.
Baseball wasn't easy for me.
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