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You don't play baseball. You are involved in it, you work at it.

Carlton "Pudge" Fisk
Chicago White Sox
C

There are more important things than money. My family is here....Wrigley Field offers a lot of day games. It's nice to be home for breakfast and it's nice to be home for dinner.

On returning to the Cubs for the 2000 season after playing several seasons on the Rockies and the Yankees

Joe Girardi
Chicago Cubs
C

The Cubs are paying me to be their No. 1 guy and that's what I expect to be. When you're an athlete, you live to play. And it's hard sitting on the bench, especially in the American League, because all our games (with the Yankees) were three and a half hours long.

Joe Girardi
Chicago Cubs
C

Run the (bleeping) ball out, you piece of (bleep).

To Yankee batter Deion Sanders when he stopped running to first after going only 20 feet from home on an infield pop-up

Carlton "Pudge" Fisk
Chicago White Sox
C
Contributed by: Lee Gibbs

I'm telling you, nothing destroys a clubhouse more than bad chemistry. Nothing.

Don Edward Baylor
Chicago Cubs
Manager

You have to be patient and let the natural progress happen. Sometimes you might have to be overqualified. We're so accustomed to rushing guys to the big leagues, then they falter and go back down to Triple A and lose their confidence.

Don Edward Baylor
Chicago Cubs
Manager

Playing on 'Turf, I had sore knees, a sore back, a sore everything. The major advantage is that I won't wake up feeling like I just played a football game.

Believing the adjustment from AstroTurf in Houston to grass at Wrigley Field will not be difficult

Ricky Gutierrez
Chicago Cubs
IF

I didn't realize it was big until our first year and we got our butts beat. Then I said, 'No, no, no, no -- that can't happen anymore.'

Understanding the importance of the interleague White Sox vs. Cubs city series to Sox fans and now setting up pitching matchups as if it were a playoff series

Jerry Manuel
Chicago White Sox
Manager
Contributed by: Lee Gibbs

I don't care. Just give me the ball. Relievers are trained to react. We're like dogs.

Matt Karchner
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher

The most important thing about playing baseball is to have fun. I'm about to start my 13th year, but I can remember my rookie season like it was yesterday. It goes fast, folks.

March, 2000
Mark Eugene Grace
Chicago Cubs
1B

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