People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
I stare out the window and wait for spring.
I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball.
During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at-bats a season. That means I played 7 years without ever hitting the ball.
There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither of them work.
I don't care how long you've been around, you'll never see it all.
I played seven years without ever hitting the ball.
I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Finally learning his baseball history, on the topic of Hank Aaron and his home run record
After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that.
Major league baseball is about the history of the game. Baseball history is so important. It's so much more than money.
In over 160 years of recorded baseball history, no team had ever won a championship this way.
No player in baseball history worked harder, suffered more, or did it better than Andre Dawson. Hes the best Ive ever seen.
I wish that they had the freedoms like the Japanese and the Koreans and the Mexicans and everybody else that has that freedom to come over here and play the game, because I know Cuba has a very strong baseball history.