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Years ago it was different. In today's world, for whatever reason, pitchers don't shake off catchers a whole lot. I like to see a pitcher who has a good enough understanding and feeling for the game that he knows what pitches he wants to throw in which situations....that no matter what the catcher puts down, it doesn't mean anything to you because you know what you want to do.
Lawrence Lee "Larry" Rothschild
Having a little chip on your shoulder, a little arrogance with yourself. That's what I think is the little intangible that helps you win.
James Howard "Jim" Thome
Chicago White Sox
I don't care. I'm plenty warm in the dugout. I was mad when I had to go out and argue with the umpires because I had to leave the heater.
It was a tough first 10,000 wins. I hope the next 10,000 are easier.
I know, Jim, but the outfielders are.
People are reading "War And Peace" in between pitches.
My focus at the plate is trying to get on base. A lot of people say they're trying to get a hit. I'm just trying to get on base. I'm going to make the pitcher throw me three strikes. If I get the first strike and it's a good one and that's what I want, I'll hit that one. For the most part, I want to make a pitcher work and I want to get a strike to hit. If I swing at strikes, I'll be successful.
The greatest second baseman of them all; he could lay on his stomach and throw a hundred yards.
He was a good umpire if you didn't tell him so too often.
I don't know. I've never done it any other way.
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