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I'd rather be nobody in baseball...that serve up homer #714.

On Hank Aaron

March 1974
David Arthur Roberts
Houston Astros
Pitcher
Baseball Digest

I'm not going to lie to you. I'm frustrated. I didn't want to suck again.

On his performance late in the 1999 season

Jeffrey Robert "Jeff" Bagwell
Houston Astros
1B

He must salivate every time we come in. He'll probably send a limo every time we're in town.

On Pirates pitcher Francisco Cordova and his string of low-hit victories against Houston

Jeffrey Robert "Jeff" Bagwell
Houston Astros
1B

This is beautiful, but it's worse than Coors Field for pitchers.

On the homer-friendliness of Houston's new Enron Field

Jose Lima
Houston Astros
Pitcher

I look at leadership as a way to maybe be prepared for the other side of baseball, when I'm done playing and can pass on what I've learned to young players coming up. But right now there is nothing that compares to the feeling of hitting a baseball.

Chuck Jackson
Houston Astros
3B

After all these years, I don't aspire to be anybody but who I've always been. If there are young guys looking at me now, I just want them to see a guy who works hard, who has great respect for the game, who has team goals that matter. And you hope that's enough.

With the 2001 season getting underway
Jeffrey Robert "Jeff" Bagwell
Houston Astros
1B

If he's a good fastball hitter, should I throw him a bad fastball?

Larry Eugene Andersen
Houston Astros
Pitcher

I think the home plate umpire might have had a date tonight, because he had a big zone. I don't have a date, but I might be able to get one after this.

After pitching a shutout that took just an hour and forty-one minutes

July 24, 2002
Jose Lima
Houston Astros
Pitcher

Clemente hit a screaming line drive and I got my glove up just as the ball hit the left field wall.

The shortstop describing a play in his first major league game with commentary on Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente's stunning bat strength

Jimmy Wynn
Houston Colt .45's
SS

I don't think anybody's bigger than the game. We're all very fortunate to wear our uniforms. As baseball players, we owe everything to the game; the game doesn't owe us anything.

Craig Alan Biggio
Houston Astros
CF
The New York Times

Contributed by: Mike Santarcangelo

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